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 EducationAdvanced EducationPediatric Dentistry CertificateFAQ     July 26, 2014  

FAQs

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  1. How do I apply for the Pediatric Dentistry Residency Program?
  2. I have a foreign dental degree.  May I still apply to the program ?
  3. On average, how many applications are received and how many are accepted?
  4. How long is the program?
  5. When will I know the status of my application?
  6. When is the application deadline?

How do I apply for the Pediatric Dentistry Residency Program?

All applicants must possess a DDS or DMD from a CODA-accredited dental school and submit all application materials through the PASS program.  You will need to register with the National Match Service in order to obtain a Match code for your PASS application.  To register, go to the Match website: www.natmatch.com/dentres.

The deadline for applications is October 15.

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I have a foreign dental degree.  May I still apply to the program?

Unfortunately, no.  All applicants must be graduates of dental schools accredited by the American or Canadian Dental Association.

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On average, how many applications are received and how many are accepted?

On average 130 applications are received and reviewed, of which six are chosen every year for the residency program.

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How long is the program?

This is a 24-month program, commencing in July. 

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When will I know the status of my application?

All applicants will receive a written response from the Program Director after applications are reviewed by a committee.  Responses are either a declination of your application or a request for a personal interview.  Personal interviews are required for further consideration for admission to the program.

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When is the application deadline?

The deadline for PASS applications are due October 15.

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