A program that focuses on the advanced study of the etiology and treatment of diseases of the gingivae (gum tissue) and supporting bone, nerve, and vascular structures. Includes instruction in periodontium pathology, diagnostic procedures and equipment, occulsion, nutritional aspects of periodontology, surgical treatments, and patient care and management.
|Rank||School Name||Students||% of Total||Total On-Campus Cost|
|1||The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio||14||2%||N/A|
|3||The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston||8||1%||N/A|
|5||University of Pennsylvania||8||0%||$61,800|
|6||Columbia University in the City of New York||7||0%||$64,144|
|7||Nova Southeastern University||7||0%||$43,580|
|8||University of Detroit Mercy||6||0%||$52,400|
|11||Loma Linda University||5||1%||N/A|
|12||University of Southern California||4||0%||$62,180|
|13||University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey||4||0%||N/A|
|14||University of Michigan-Ann Arbor||3||0%||$26,240|
|15||Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-New Orleans||3||1%||N/A|
|16||University of Illinois at Chicago||3||0%||$29,320|
|17||Oregon Health & Science University||3||0%||N/A|
|18||Saint Louis University||3||0%||$53,438|
|19||University of Oklahoma-Health Sciences Center||2||0%||N/A|
|20||University of Washington-Seattle Campus||2||0%||$27,034|
|21||Case Western Reserve University||2||0%||$57,798|
|22||University of Missouri-Kansas City||2||0%||$28,396|
|23||University at Buffalo||2||0%||$23,316|
|24||University of Iowa||1||0%||$20,691|
This list indicates the number of students that completed the Periodontics/Periodontology program at the schools above.
It is not necessarily an indicator of academic rigor or quality of education.
Note that some schools do not have enough data to be ranked, and these schools will not appear in our lists.