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Address:305 W 12th AveColumbus OH 43210
Program director:Melissa M. Drum, D.D.S., M.S.
Department/section chair:John Nusstein, D.D.S., M.S.
Predoctoral director:Sara M. Fowler, D.M.D., M.S.
Contact person:Becky Crader
Program website:
Application method:


Application submission:Email
Application deadline:July 12 (approximately) It varies from year to year. Please check the application website for details.
Application fee:$50
Application website:
Annual start date:June 10 (approximately)
Accreditation status:A1 (Approval without reporting requirements)
Full-time faculty members:3
Part-time faculty members:2
Full-time Board certified:2
Part-time Board certified:1
Volunteer Board certified:0
Accept internationally trained dentists?No
Degrees/certificates offered:
  • Certificate
  • M.S.
  • Ph.D.
Length of program in months:
  • Certificate: 27
  • M.S.: 27
State license required?No
  • Dental degree from American or Canadian dental school
  • Number of required letters of recommendation
  • Class rank/GPA
  • National Board results
Number of endodontic resident slots:4 per class
Ratio of acceptance to applicants:1-to-20
Tuition per year:$10,000 - $26,000
Salary amount:$0
Stipend amount:$11,000/year
Required graduate preclinical technique course:No
First-year enrollment:4, M.S.
Percent of time spent in courses/lectures/seminars:30%
Percent of time spent in research:15%
Percent of time spent in clinical care:50%
Percent of time spent in teaching:5-10%
Percent of time spent on-call and/or in emergency clinic:One week per month for each student for 27 months
Clinical setting:Dental school
Average number of nonsurgical procedures completed per resident:More than 400/year
Research requirements:Thesis
Residency programs available in other dental specialties at sponsoring institution:
  • Pediatric Dentristy
  • Prosthodontics
  • Orthodontics
  • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Periodontics
Additional program highlights:
  • Large number of clinical cases treated with emphasis on emergency treatment
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