The Division of Periodontology offers advanced training in basic sciences relevant to periodontology and clinical management of periodontal diseases. The philosophy of the Division encompasses varied approaches to the treatment of periodontal disease and the staff consists of individuals with a broad cross-section of necessary training and skills, including implantology and guided tissue regeneration techniques.
The Division offers:
- A 36-month clinically-oriented program leading to a Certificate of Proficiency in Periodontology.
- A 36-month clinical and research program leading to a Certificate and M.Dent.Sc. degree.
- A 60-plus month clinical and research program leading to a Certificate and Ph.D. degree in Biomedical Sciences.
Division courses include Pathobiology I & II, weekly literature review seminars and case conferences. Interdepartmental courses include functional oral anatomy, advanced oral histology, principles of oral microbiology and infections, biostatistics, evidence-based dentistry, sedation, epidemiology of oral diseas