1. P

    Career Outlook: Perio vs Peds?

    D3 here. Incredibly interested in both peds and perio, and can see myself doing both. Curious what the general opinions are on the future of peds vs perio?
  2. D

    Stuck between periodontist and Oral Surgery and job security

    I'm stuck and in dire need of advice. SDN might not be the place to get it but will try anyways. I was set on OS because I enjoy surgery and I even took the CBSE. Planned on retaking but im still on the fence. The more I looked at OS the more I realized that I really didnt want to do the 4...
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    If a foreign dentist from India got accepted to a U.S. Perio Program, would they be able to practice Perio in the U.S., once they pass the Perio Exam?

    Once they have the perio certification, would they need to re-do their DDS/DMD in U.S. to work in private practice doing Perio, or is the Perio degree itself, enough?
  4. germindian123

    GME funding for Perio residencies

    Hey guys. Why is it that some perio residencies get GME funding and some do not? Is it because certain programs have components with affiliated hospitals vs. being dental school based? Does the GME money only come from Medicare or Medicaid or where, or on a state-by-state basis ? Or if a...
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    Perio Residencies with lots of funding? Advanced techniques?

    Which perio residency programs come to mind when you think of a program doing lots of exciting new procedures or more advanced techniques? Things like AOO/Wilckodontics? Other exciting stuff that maybe wouldn't be in the normal realm of most perio programs. I am a D3 looking at externships in...
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    2019 Residents in the Los Angeles area

    Hey everyone! Just thought I'd start a thread for anyone moving to the Los Angeles for residency this summer as an opportunity to meet people before we all get there. Feel free to post to which program you will be attending below, when you start, and where you're from.
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    Perio Programs Overview

    I know this question gets asked a lot but I haven't seen a recent thread giving an overview of different programs. OMFS programs are usually overviewed more in depth on SDN, and I'd like to start that for perio. Can anyone give insight into your perio residency or what you have heard about...
  8. germindian123

    Rochester Perio Program !!

    Hello guys! I was wondering if anyone had any info on Eastman Oral Health Rochester Perio program. I know the director is Dr. Caton. I asked the perio chair at my school and he said he did not know as much about the program. Please PM me if you have any current info! Thank you!
  9. germindian123

    Europe perio programs

    Hello guys! I am a D2 at a CODA-accredited US dental school. I was wondering, does anyone know the rules and regulations for applying to an EFP-accredited perio program based out of Europe? Most of these schools require 2 years general dentistry working experience. For example, if I graduated...
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    Loan advice + Specializing?

  11. D

    Perio 2018

    Hi all! I am an applicant for periodontics this cycle, and I truly appreciate if any of you ,who got admitted to perio progams, could share your profile. Which dental school you graduated from? What was your class standing and GPA? Did you have any externship experiences? Which perio program...
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    Perio Residency 2018 entry

    This thread is for application cycle of summer of 2017, for programs starting 2018. I am getting ready to apply and any advice is appreciated. I'll share the info I gathered so far: (info based on estimates and generalizations for summarization) Applicants apply for 5-10 programs out of a...
  13. germindian123

    Best Perio programs

    Hey guys. It's 2016. What are some of the best perio programs that come to mind? I've heard that the strength of the program is highly influenced by the leadership of the director. I've heard of some good ones but want to know if anyone has any comments on the current state of the quality of...
  14. germindian123

    Periodontics Residency Application

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    Hola! I'm wondering if there are any dentists from the Caribbean who have taken the Adex exam. I found out recently that ADEX is being offered in Jamaica and I'm considering doing it there. If anyone would be willing to give any tips, help, advice on how to successfully obtain Adex status? Also...
  16. O

    severe perio treatment sequence

    Hi, I wanted to ask any practicing dentists what the proper treatment sequence is for a new pt that presents to the office with advanced perio disease. I am a new graduate from dental school and I will start associating soon, and I just wanted to make sure I have the correct understanding. My...
  17. D

    Perio Residency 2017

    This is a thread for 2017 perio applicants. Has anyone started to get interviews yet from any school?
  18. S

    To specialize in perio or not?

    Dear Dentists of SDN, I am currently a 3rd year dental student, who is very interested in specializing in perio. I am interested in gaining insight about how periodontists are currently performing in private practice. I understand that the private conventional perio office might not be as...
  19. acnelson13

    Perio Residencies

    Hey all, I'm applying to Perio this summer 2016 to (hopefully) start in summer of 2017. There are lots of threads on here about residencies from '06 or '07 and I wanted to know some more current/up-to-date info about various perio residencies around the nation. Which programs are heavy...
  20. udba


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