UF Advanced Dental Education
Internship in Periodontology & Implant Dentistry
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.
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. Intern 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.
Wagner Duarte DDS, PhD
Interim Department Chair, Program Director & Clinical Associate Professor
Program Information and Application
Schedule & Acceptance Criteria
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 Internship, 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
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
Applying to the Program
Application Deadline January 31st
Comprehensive application must be submitted online prior to deadline to be considered.
1. Completed Application Form
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)
Due Upon Acceptance
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 official.
$300 Processing Fee: Non-Refundable