College of Dental Medicine Brochure - 2022 Class

28 | Dental Medicine POSTDOCTORAL PERIODONTOLOGY Highlights • This 36-month advanced specialty education program is designed to provide graduates with the knowledge and skills that will prepare them for successful careers in clinical practice, research, and/or education. • The didactic portion includes core courses, as previously listed, and small group seminars in classic literature, current literature, implant dentistry, immunology of periodontal diseases, advanced treatment planning, advanced surgical therapy, and intravenous moderate sedation. • Clinical experiences are strongly emphasized in all aspects of surgical and nonsurgical periodontal therapy, as well as implant dentistry—which includes the restorative and surgical aspects. • Graduates are well prepared to successfully complete the examinations for Board Certification by the American Board of Periodontology. More information related to this certificate program, program cost, and length of the program can be found at ✔ TIP Most NSU-CDM graduates take their board exams within one year of graduation. POSTDOCTORAL PROSTHODONTICS Highlights • This 36-month postdoctoral program is open to all dental school graduates. • Internship or residency experience is preferred, but not required. • In addition to the didactic core curriculum, the program offers a series of in-depth seminars covering all aspects of prosthodontics, implant dentistry, periodontics, and state-of-the-art technology on digital dentistry. • Students are expected to become competent in the placement and restoration of dental implants. • Students are prepared and encouraged to pursue specialty certification of the American Board of Prosthodontics. Information about occupations related to this certificate program, costs, length of the program, and the Master of Science degree can be found at POSTDOCTORAL PROGRAMS PROGRAMS AND COURSES, continued