Periodontics Advanced Certificate

School of Dental Medicine

Program Description

The advanced dental education program in Periodontics trains specialists for careers as academicians, scientists and clinicians. The program is designed to train dentists in the art and science of periodontology, who will be able to plan, initiate and carry out a research program in a field relevant to periodontics. The clinical phase of the periodontics program is offered in conjunction with a research degree program: periodontics/MS in oral sciences, or biomaterials or periodontics/PhD in oral biology.

Program Contact

School of Dental Medicine Advanced Education Admissions Office
315 Squire Hall
Buffalo, NY 14214
Phone: 716-829-6927

Instruction Method

  • In Person (100 percent of courses offered in person)

Full/Part Time Options

  • Full Time

Credits Required

  • 110 Hours


  • 3 Years

Application Fee

  • $50

This program is officially registered with the New York State Education Department (SED).

Online programs/courses may require students to come to campus on occasion. Time-to-degree and number of credit hours may vary based on full/part time status, degree, track and/or certification option chosen. Time-to-degree is based on calendar year(s). Contact the department for details.