Periodontics - Certificate
This is a post-doctoral program for the specialty of dentistry in Periodontics. Only Postdoctoral Application Support Service (PASS/MATCH) applications, received for year of anticipated enrollment, are reviewed. For additional information about the Certificate in Periodontics visit http://dentistry.tamhsc.edu/periodontics/graduateprograms.html.
All US applicants must have completed at least three years of education at a United States dental school that has been accredited by the American Dental Association Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA). All US applicants must pass Part I of the National Dental Board Examinations and submit their score with their application. Official dental school transcripts and an official letter from the Dean of their dental school, stating class rank at the time of the application, must be sent directly to the College of Dentistry. The Graduate Record Examination (GRE) must have been taken less than five years prior to the PASS/MATCH application deadline. All US applicants must submit current Basic Life Support certification from the American Heart Association. All US applicants must hold a DDS or DMD degree from a US dental school (CODA accredited) prior to enrollment. All US applicants must pass Part II of the National Board Dental Examinations and have their score sent to the College of Dentistry prior to enrollment. Any US applicant that holds a DDS or DMD must submit all of the above at the time of application through the PASS/MATCH system.
All international applicants must have completed dental school, hold the equivalent of a DDS or DMD, and submit official dental school transcripts. These transcripts must be evaluated by Education Credential Evaluators and have the evaluation of grades/degree sent directly to the College of Dentistry. All international applicants must pass and submit their scores on Parts I and II of the National Board Dental Examinations at the time of application. These scores must be less than five years old. All international applicants must submit GRE scores that are less than five years old prior to the PASS/MATCH application deadline. Any applicant that is a citizen of a country where English is not the native language must also submit English-language testing scores that are less than one year old. All international candidates must submit current Basic Life Support certification from the American Heart Association.
Only the most qualified candidates will be invited for an interview. A committee of Periodontal faculty at the College of Dentistry selects future students from the interviewed candidates. The program provides three years of Advanced Education in Periodontics, meeting all CODA standards.
This program prepares students for the opportunity to pursue an occupational license. Please refer to the Notification for Students Pursuing an Occupational License in our catalog for additional information.
|Code||Title||Semester Credit Hours|
|PERI 600||Clinical Periodontics I||0.0|
|PERI 601||Clinical Periodontics II||0.0|
|PERI 602||Clinical Periodontics III||0.0|
|PERI 603||Advanced Clinical Periodontics I||0.0|
|PERI 604||Advanced Clinical Periodontics II||0.0|
|PERI 605||Advanced Clinical Periodontics III||0.0|
|PERI 606||Advanced Clinical Periodontics IV||0.0|
|PERI 607||Advanced Clinical Periodontics V||0.0|
|PERI 608||Advanced Clinical Periodontics VI||0.0|
|PERI 609||Clinical Stomatology I||0.0|
|PERI 610||Clinical Stomatology II||0.0|
|PERI 611||Clinical Stomatology III||0.0|
|PERI 612||Clinical Stomatology IV||0.0|
|PERI 613||Clinical Stomatology V||0.0|
|PERI 614||Clinical Stomatology VI||0.0|
|PERI 619||Journal Club I||0.0|
|PERI 620||Journal Club II||0.0|
|PERI 621||Journal Club III||0.0|
|PERI 622||Journal Club IV||0.0|
|PERI 623||Journal Club V||0.0|
|PERI 624||Journal Club VI||0.0|
|PERI 625||Orthodontics/Periodontics Seminar||0.0|
|PERI 626||Related Disciplines Seminar||0.0|
|PERI 627||Mock Board Examination I||0.5|
|PERI 628||Mock Board Examination II||0.5|
|PERI 629||Advanced Dental Implants||1.5|
|PERI 630||Periodontal Plastic Surgery||0.5|
|PERI 631||Case Presentation/Treatment Planning I||0.5|
|PERI 632||Case Presentation/Treatment Planning II||1.0|
|PERI 633||Case Presentation/Treatment Planning III||1.0|
|PERI 634||Case Presentation/Treatment Planning IV||0.5|
|PERI 635||Case Presentation/Treatment Planning V||1.0|
|PERI 636||Case Presentation/Treatment Planning VI||1.0|
|PERI 637||Occlusion: Principals/Therapy I||0.0|
|PERI 638||Occlusion: Principals/Therapy II||1.5|
|PERI 639||Periodontal Lecture Series I||1.5|
|PERI 640||Periodontal Lecture Series II||2.0|
|PERI 641||Periodontal Lecture Series III||1.0|
|PERI 642||Periodontal Lecture Series IV||1.0|
|PERI 643||Periodontal Lectures Series V||2.0|
|PERI 644||Practice Teaching I||2.0|
|PERI 645||Practice Teaching II||2.0|
|PERI 646||Practice Teaching III||2.0|
|PERI 647||Practice Teaching IV||2.0|
|PERI 648||Practice Teaching V||2.0|
|PERI 649||Practice Teaching VI||2.0|
|PERI 650||Dental Implants||1.5|
|PERI 651||Periodontal Literature Review I||1.0|
|PERI 652||Periodontal Literature Review II||2.0|
|PERI 654||Periodontal Literature Review IV||1.0|
|PERI 655||Periodontal Literature Review V||2.0|
|PERI 656||Periodontal Literature Review VI||2.0|
|PERI 657||Periodontal Literature Review VII||2.0|
|PERI 658||Periodontal Literature Review VIII||2.0|
|PERI 659||Periodontal Literature Review IX||2.0|
|PERI 661||Moderate Parenteral Conscious Sedation I||0.5|
|PERI 662||Moderate Parenteral Conscious Sedation II||0.5|
|PERI 663||Moderate Parenteral Conscious Sedation III||0.5|
|PERI 664||Moderate Parenteral Conscious Sedation IV||0.5|
|PERI 665||Moderate Parenteral Conscious Sedation V||0.5|
|PERI 666||Moderate Parenteral Conscious Sedation VI||0.5|
|PERI 667||Periodontal Histopathology||2.0|
|Total Semester Credit Hours||52|
Must complete 34.5 months of residency, total credit hours specified, any noncredit courses specified, and be approved by the Promotions Committee for this certificate to be awarded.
The MS in Oral Biology is also required, for which students must complete an additional 32 semester credit hours, conduct a research project, and successfully defend a written thesis.
If an applicant has previously been awarded a PhD, the Program Director may, at his/her discretion, allow the student to complete the required MS using the non-thesis option. The non-thesis MS in Oral Biology consists of 36 hours of courses.
In accordance with Student Rule 10.4.1, grades of S or U may be assigned in certain officially designated certificate courses.