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Address:3223 N Broad StPhiladelphia PA 19140-5007
Program director:Maobin Yang, D.D.S.,M.D.S.,Ph.D.
Department/section chair:Dr. Cemil Yesilsoy
Predoctoral director:Dr. Gary Morreale
Contact person:Nicole Carreno
Program website:
Application method:


Application submission:Hard copy
Application deadline:August 1
Application fee:$50
Annual start date:September 1
Accreditation status:A1 (Approval without reporting requirements)
Full-time faculty members:8
Part-time faculty members:6
Full-time Board certified:2
Part-time Board certified:2
Volunteer Board certified:3
Accept internationally trained dentists?Yes
Degrees/certificates offered:
  • Certificate
  • M.S.
Length of program in months:
  • Certificate: 24
  • M.S.: 36
State license required?No
  • Dental degree from any national or international dental school
  • Letters of recommendation
  • Class rank
  • National Board scores along with minimum score, if required
Number of endodontic resident slots:5 per year
Ratio of acceptance to applicants:20:1
Tuition per year:$55,696-62,898
Fees per year (if not included in tuition above):$0
Salary amount:$0
Stipend amount:$0
Required graduate preclinical technique course:Yes
First-year enrollment:Certificate
Percent of time spent in courses/lectures/seminars:35%
Percent of time spent in research:8%
Percent of time spent in clinical care:50%
Percent of time spent in teaching:6%
Percent of time spent on-call and/or in emergency clinic:Less than 5%
Clinical setting:Dental school
Average number of nonsurgical procedures completed per resident:200
Research requirements:Publishable paper
Residency programs available in other dental specialties at sponsoring institution:
  • Orthodontics
  • Periodontics
  • AEGD
Additional program highlights:

All students must take Part I of the Board examination. To date, we have not had a single failure in the Board examinations.

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