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Periodontics

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

36 months
Duration
8292 USD/year
8292 USD/year
2040 USD/year
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About

The Periodontics program of The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston is a degree program of three years (36 months) duration leading to both a certificate in Periodontics and a Master of Science degree.

Overview

Program Features

Currently, four students are accepted per year. The experience of the Periodontics program of The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston is structured as a comprehensive didactic and clinical program. Didactically, each student receives a broad education in basic sciences, as well as those pertaining specifically to periodontics. Seminar sessions reviewing all the classical and current literature dealing with periodontics, occlusion and implants are given throughout the program. Courses in clinical research design and biostatistics are also required.

The clinical experience expands throughout the three years and includes all aspects of periodontal therapy and implants, covering the range of periodontal procedures and oral regenerative techniques. Students also become proficient in conscious sedation, and a rotation in general anesthesia is included. Special clinical rotations are part of the training to gain experience with special patient populations, and integration with other specialties is promoted. A research project is mandatory as a requirement for the master's degree.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Anatomy-Head and Neck
  • Conscious Sedation
  • Periodontics Clinic
  • Statistical Methods
  • Periodontial Therapy
  • Intra-Oral Photography

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
92

Credits

90 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
92

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Must have passed Part 1 and 2 of National Dental Board Exams
  • Must have earned a DMD/DDS Degree or Equivalent

For international students:

  • Part 1 and 2 of National Dental Board Exam Scores are preferred, but not required. ADA-ADAT (Advanced Dental Admission Test) or GRE (Graduate Record Examination) scores must be submitted. ADA-ADAT or GRE scores must have been taken within the last five years from the application.
  • A minimum TOEFL iBT score of 92 is required that has been taken within the last three years from the application
  • Evaluation and submission of foreign degree credentials by ECE or WES
  • 2 x 2 “ photograph
  • $50.00 personal check or money order payable to “UTHealth, Department of Periodontics”
  • Brief Biography including your graduation year and school, current position, NBDE scores, class rank, ADAT or GRE scores if applicable, honors and publications

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    8292 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4146 USD per semester during 36 months.
  • National

    8292 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4146 USD per semester during 36 months.
  • In-State

    2040 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1020 USD per semester during 36 months.

Living costs for Houston

1067 - 1950 USD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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Due for update

Updated over a year ago

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