9-Month Periodontology & Implant Dentistry Internship Program

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Internship in Periodontology & Implant Dentistry for the General Practitioner

This course is designed to give interns experience in didactic/clinical Periodontology and Implant Dentistry that will expand their knowledge and experience in these fields.



The Department of Periodontology offers an advanced education course entitled “Internship in Periodontology & Implant Dentistry.” The experience can be tailored to the desires of the intern with experiences in clinical periodontics and implant dentistry, clinical or basic research and didactic Periodontology courseware all available. Professionals considering to pursue graduate training in Periodontology, may benefit from this Internship Program. 

Interns will attend all departmental courses and lectures with the residents. In addition, interns assist and observe clinical procedures. We also offer the intern an opportunity to work on a basic or clinical research project during the course. The research may be presented at the American Academy of Periodontology Annual meeting and could also be published in the literature. 


  • Actively participate in a research project with the goal of presenting an abstract for a national meeting and future presentation.
  • Assist in treatment of patients in the University of Florida Dental Clinic.
  • Participate in the Department of Periodontology core curriculum.
  • Attend the Department of Periodontology case conferences.
  • Attend selected Department of Periodontology seminars and journal clubs.


All UF Department of Periodontics Dentistry faculty will be participating in the program.

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Program Information and Application

Schedule & Acceptance Criteria

Open to any Dentist (U.S. or International) with US citizenship or a green card

9-Month Program
October 1st through June 30th

Monday through Friday, 8am – 5pm (excluding University holidays)


Contact Hours: Varies with individual schedule selected by the participant.
Hands-On Workshop

Upon completion of the Internship, Continuing Education Units (CEU) and a certificate of completion from the Continuing Education Department is awarded.

Includes Limited Patient Care



Tuition: $26,250

Payable in four non-refundable quarterly payments of $6,562.50

Additional expenses may include the purchase of a laptop (College’s choice), scrubs, and textbooks. Details provided upon acceptance.

$25 Application Fee: Non-Refundable

Location & Contact

UF College of Dentistry
1395 Center Drive
Gainesville, FL 32610

Questions regarding the program:
Periodontology Department – (352)273-8360
Questions regarding the application process:

School of Advanced Dental Sciences – (352) 273-7800

Due Upon Acceptance

$100 Processing Fee: Non-Refundable