48 months
40660 USD/year
40660 USD/year
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Periodontics from Saint Louis University strives to balance progressive excellence with the highest standards and the compassionate service of the Catholic, Jesuit heritage.


About Periodontics from Saint Louis University

The Periodontics from Saint Louis University prepares students to become astute and aware clinicians using an integrated, multidisciplinary approach to caring for periodontic problems.

SLU's periodontics master's program focuses on an extensive, comprehensive clinical experience involving diagnosis and treatment of patients with a wide variety of periodontal problems, biomedical sciences courses and research related to the discipline of periodontology and oral implantology. 61 credits are required to complete the program


The goal of SLU’s Center for Advanced Dental Education is to prepare periodontic graduates to pursue a career with many possibilities: as a clinician with a practice limited to periodontics, as a researcher or as a teacher of periodontics.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Ethics for Research Scientists
  • Pain: Anatomy, Physiology, Psychology, Treatment
  • Advanced Oral Microbiology
  • Statistical Inference
  • Ethics and Dentistry

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


61 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • The prerequisite for matriculation in any CADE dental training program is possession of a D.D.S., D.M.D., or equivalent general dental degree.  
  • All applicants must possess a dental license in a U.S. state or foreign country.
  • Online application through ADEA Postdoctoral Application Support Service (ADEA PASS)
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • National board score test results (suggested, but not required for international applicants)
  • Transcript(s)
  • Biographical goals statement
  • Curriculum vitae or résumé
  • National Match Number
  • Demonstrate English Language Proficiency
  • Proof of financial support

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    40660 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20330 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • National

    40660 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20330 USD per semester during 48 months.

Living costs for Saint Louis

1015 - 1530 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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