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Address:1530 3rd Ave S SDB 406Birmingham AL 35294-0007
Program director:Paul D. Eleazer, D.D.S.
Department/section chair:Paul D. Eleazer, D.D.S.
Predoctoral director:Steven C. Rhodes D.M.D.
Contact person:Susie Moorer
Program and-programs/endodontics.html
Application method:


Application submission:Hard copy
Application deadline:September 30
Application fee:$25
Annual start date:July 1
Accreditation status:A1 (Approval without reporting requirements)
Full-time faculty members:3
Part-time faculty members:4
Full-time Board certified:1
Part-time Board certified:0
Volunteer Board certified:0
Accept internationally trained dentists?No
Degrees/certificates offered:
  • Certificate
  • M.S.
  • Ph.D.
  • M.S.D.
Length of program in months:
  • Certificate: 24
  • M.S.: 24 or more
  • Ph.D.: 36 or more
  • M.S.D.: 24 or more
State license required?Yes
Must the license be from the state where the sponsoring institution is located?Yes, Alabama
  • 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
  • Photo
  • GPR or one year of practice
Ratio of acceptance to applicants:1-to-25
Tuition per year:$5,000 - 10,000
Fees per year (if not included in tuition above):$5,000 - 10,000
Salary amount:$0
Stipend amount:$4,000
Required graduate preclinical technique course:No
First-year enrollment:Certificate
Percent of time spent in courses/lectures/seminars:30%
Percent of time spent in research:5%
Percent of time spent in clinical care:60%
Percent of time spent in teaching:5 - 10%
Percent of time spent on-call and/or in emergency clinic:Rotating night on call
Clinical setting:Dental school
Affiliated institution:Birmingham VA Medical Center
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
  • Prosthodontics
  • Orthodontics
  • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Periodontics
  • Public Health
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