Careers in Periodontics


Career Options in Periodontics

Careers in periodontics are diverse and include clinical practice, academics, administration and research. The over 4,000 active U.S. periodontists represent a multitude of practice settings (e.g., solo practices, group practices, hospitals, dental schools, and community clinics).

One principal reward of clinical practice is the continuity of coordinating treatment for a core of returning maintenance patients. Other rewards include a close collaboration with other health providers and specialty board certification.

Competencies for Predoctoral Periodontics

Periodontal Exam for Dental Licensure

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