1. 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...
  2. Biggytooth

    Is Corporate Dentistry Less of a Threat to the Specialties?

    Hey all, I am in the midst of determining what dental school I will be able to attend this coming fall. I have an offer of admission from an expensive private school and am still praying to get into my state school. The entire situation has me thinking about my future quite a bit, as well as...
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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...
  4. D

    Perio Residency Requirements- Research

    I'm a current dental student and thinking of specializing in periodontics. I know that almost all perio programs require research, but was wondering if anyone knows what kind of research? Are the topics limited to dentistry? Or can the topic be on anything dental/medical related? If you're...
  5. C

    Perio 2019

    hello humans! Is anyone applying for Perio residency this year?
  6. D

    Perio vs. OMFS vs. Prosth?

    I participated today in a school seminar given to my class by one of the local dentists who was talking to us about Implantology and the current trends in the field. I found the field fascinating did a bit of research into the field. So after hours of searching, I learned that there is no...
  7. 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...
  8. M

    Class Rank vs. GPA when applying to speciality programs

  9. 56101991

    For the sake of argument, what is the best dental speciality and why?

    Benefits/disadvantages to each in private practice?
  10. E

    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...
  11. 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...
  12. germindian123

    Periodontics Residency Application

  13. K

    Specializing and $700k debt

    I want to specialize but I have close to $450k in student loans from dental school. The Endo programs I plan on applying to essentially have no programs that offer stipends, so I'll have to pay $100k each year for two years if I get into one. Being $700k in debt is obviously no easy burden, and...
  14. D

    Perio Residency 2017

    This is a thread for 2017 perio applicants. Has anyone started to get interviews yet from any school?
  15. 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...
  16. C

    Greater palatine nerve block for root debridement

    Hi i am a 3rd yr dental student from hong kong. When i do root debridement, I have to give LA to the palate and i always find it difficult to palpate the greater palatine foramen before giving a greater palatine block. My tutor suggested to me that i deposit the anaesthetic (Xylestesin) at a...
  17. 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...
  18. M

    not great first semester, worried about potentially specializing

    Hey everyone! I have been lurking around a lot but never made an account until now I am a first year dental student and my first semester didn't go that great. I got a 2.4 GPA (ranked 71/93) and I am a really worried about not being able to get into a residency in the future. I understand that...
  19. udba


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