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Address:2124 Cornell RdCleveland OH 44106
Department/section chair:Andre K. Mickel, D.D.S., M.S.D.
Predoctoral director:Anita Aminoshariae, D.D.S., M.S.
Contact person:Heidi McKee
Application method:

Institution thru PASS or paper application

Application submission:Thru PASS or paper application
Application deadline:August 15
Application fee:$145
Annual start date:July 1
Full-time faculty members:2
Part-time faculty members:0
Full-time Board certified:1
Part-time Board certified:0
Volunteer Board certified:4
Accept internationally trained dentists?Yes
Degrees/certificates offered:
  • Certificate
  • M.S.D.
Length of program in months:
  • Certificate: 24
  • M.S.D.: 24
State license required?Yes
Must the license be from the state where the sponsoring institution is located?No, CWRU will obtain limited license from state of Ohio for residents once accepted into program
  • Dental degree from any national or international dental school
  • Number of required letters of recommendation
  • Class rank
  • National Board scores along with minimum score, if required
  • GRE along with minium score, if required
  • Minimum TOEFL score
  • Fellowship program (specific type required)
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    Advanced training preferred
Number of endodontic resident slots:8 total; 4 slots available each year
Ratio of acceptance to applicants:8%
Tuition per year:$51,275
Fees per year (if not included in tuition above):First year $33,000 Second year $2000
Microscope:Lease or purchase
Salary amount:$0
Stipend amount:$0
Required graduate preclinical technique course:Yes
First-year enrollment:Certificate and M.S.D.
Percent of time spent in courses/lectures/seminars:40%
Percent of time spent in research:10%
Percent of time spent in clinical care:50%
Percent of time spent in teaching:Less than 5%
Percent of time spent on-call and/or in emergency clinic:5%
Clinical setting:Dental school
Affiliated institution:University hospital
Average number of nonsurgical procedures completed per resident:More than 250
Research requirements:Published paper
Residency programs available in other dental specialties at sponsoring institution:
  • Pediatric Dentistry
  • Orthodontics
  • Periodontics
  • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Public Health
  • Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology
  • 1 year Fellowship in Postdoctoral Endodontics, Postdoctoral; tuition is 12 credit hours
Additional program highlights:
  • Surgery including guided tissue regeneration membranes and bone grafting.
  • All residents present every year at the Ohio Dental Association, Ohio Association of Endodontists and American Association of Endodontists meetings.
  • Each resident must attend the Albert Einstein Medical Center, University of Pennsylvania and Temple University endodontic review course each year.
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