chances of getting into perio specialty

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  1. Barriert

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    i am currently a second year dental student who came into dental school with the sole purpose of getting into perio residency. I want to be a periodontist more than anything and i was wondering how hard it is to actually accomplish. i am doing research in the perio dept and i have worked in a perio office as a dental assistant in the past. Do i really need to be in the top 10% of the class to do perio?
     
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  2. DaleDoback

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    No.

    You want to do perio and have a desire for it. That should pretty much do it as long as you don't go around killing puppies on the side.
     
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    Do you have a pulse?
     
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    yes I have a pulse but my class rank isn't that great, it's just barely below the 1/3 point and will hopefully keep rising throughout the year.
     
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