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Master of Science in Dental Sciences

Periodontics Residents are strongly encouraged to conduct independent research as candidates for the Master of Science in Dental Sciences degree.  The MS program, which requires a separate application, is pursued concurrent with the 3-year clinical program.

For further information please see the Master's Degree website

Non-Master’s Students

Residents assume responsibility for a research investigation so as to become familiar with the scientific method and principles of valid clinical research. All projects are designed for presentation and publication and the resident participates in the formulation of the manuscript for submission.

As part of this effort, residents and faculty participate in research seminars that promote logical and critical scientific thought. Facilities for clinical and basic science research are available to all residents.