The fellowship is directed towards specialists in the field of dentistry that want to build upon the foundation of implant dentistry that was established in their respected specialty training programs.
The Center for Implant Dentistry offers a one year fellowship program through the University of Florida’s Continuing Education Department. The fellowship is directed towards specialists in the field of dentistry that want to build upon the foundation of implant dentistry that was established in their respected specialty training programs. This fellowship is not available for the general practitioner. The program requires participation in the clinical sessions located in the Center for Implant Dentistry on Mondays – Fridays as well as scheduled didactic sessions with the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Prosthodontic Residents.
During the program, fellows will have the opportunity to participate in the daily implant center clinical practice activities including; consultations, treatment planning, surgical and restorative procedures in addition to limited laboratory including template and provisional fabrication. When patients are treated in an operating room setting (hospital), fellows will have the opportunity to observe OMFS faculty and residents as well as accompany the residents on hospital rounds.
This one year fellowship consists of a five day / week commitment that involves clinical and didactic sessions related to Dental Implantology (restorative and surgical aspects).
At the conclusion of this fellowship, participants should be able to:
- Provide a comprehensive implant consultation including: diagnosis, examination (intra- and extra-) and data collection. Record legible progress notes and generate a comprehensive restorative and surgical treatment plan.
- Understand the communication between other specialists and technicians in the overall rehabilitation of patients with dental needs.
- Be able to setup and capture high quality dental photography and videography.
- Be able to create a high quality topic-based presentation and deliver it to an audience.
- Perform Straightforward and Advanced surgical procedures as highlighted by the ITI SAC Publication, 2007.
- Perform Straightforward, Advanced and Complex restorative procedures as highlighted by the ITI SAC Publication, 2007.
- Be able to troubleshoot complications as they relate to patients that report to the CID with treatment performed elsewhere.
Program Information and Application
Open to any U.S. and Foreign Dental Graduates
July 1 through June 30
Monday through Friday, 8am – 5pm (excluding University holidays)
Contact Hours: 1200 CEU’s Participation/Lecture
Upon completion of the Fellowship, 1200 CEU’s and a certificate of completion from the Continuing Education Department is awarded.
Includes Limited Patient Care
Payable in four non-refundable quarterly payments of $8,750.00
Additional expenses may include the purchase of a laptop (College’s choice), scrubs, and textbooks. Details provided upon acceptance.
$50 Application Fee: Non-Refundable
UF College of Dentistry
1395 Center Drive
Gainesville, FL 32610
Questions regarding the application process:
School of Advanced Dental Sciences – (352) 273-7800
Application Deadline January 31st
Comprehensive application must be submitted online prior to deadline to be considered.
2. $50 Application Fee: Non-Refundable
3. Current Curriculum Vitae
4. Two letters of recommendation
5. TOEFL Scores: Paper Exam 550 | Computer Exam 80
5. Financial Guarantee (Government Sponsored)
Upon acceptance, Non-US residents requiring a visa must submit all required documentation, including proof of sufficient funds to support the cost of fees and living expenses (Student $1,500/month; Spouse $1,000/month; Per Child $500/month; plus tuition and fees).
TOEFL Scores: Upon acceptance you will be required to send an original.
$300 Processing Fee: Non-Refundable