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Address:1 Kneeland StBoston MA 02111-1527
Program director:Elinor Alon, D.M.D.
Department/section chair:Robert B. Amato, D.M.D.
Predoctoral director:Samah A. Bukhari, D.D.S.
Contact person:Jennifer Mulligan
Program website:
Application method:


Application submission:Hard copy
Application deadline:August 1
Application fee:$80
Application website:
Annual start date:July 1
Accreditation status:A1
Full-time faculty members:5
Part-time faculty members:4
Full-time Board certified:2
Part-time Board certified:2
Volunteer Board certified:10
Accept internationally trained dentists?Yes
Degrees/certificates offered:
  • Certificate
Length of program in months:
  • Certificate: 24
State license required?No
Must the license be from the state where the sponsoring institution is located?Yes, Massachusetts or limited license
  • 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
  • Minimum TOEFL score
  • Photo
Number of endodontic resident slots:7 per year
Ratio of acceptance to applicants:7-to-150
Tuition per year:$59,917
Fees per year (if not included in tuition above):none
Salary amount:$0
Stipend amount:$0
Required graduate preclinical technique course:Yes
First-year enrollment:Certificate
Percent of time spent in courses/lectures/seminars:30%
Percent of time spent in research:10%
Percent of time spent in clinical care:55%
Percent of time spent in teaching:5-10%
Percent of time spent on-call and/or in emergency clinic:3.75 weeks per year
Clinical setting:Dental school
Affiliated institution:None
Average number of nonsurgical procedures completed per resident:More than 250
Research requirements:Paper in publishable form
Residency programs available in other dental specialties at sponsoring institution:
  • Pediatric Dentistry
  • Prosthodontics
  • Orthodontics
  • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Periodontics
  • Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology
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