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Address:University of British Columbia, Faculty of Dentistry 2199 Westbrook MallVancouver BC V6T 1Z3
Program director:Jeffrey M. Coil, D.M.D., Ph.D.
Department/section chair:Mark Haapasalo, D.D.S., Ph.D. / Hannu Larjava
Predoctoral director:Ahmed Hieawy, Clinical Associate Professor
Contact person:Jeffrey M. Coil, D.M.D., Ph.D.
Application method:


Application submission:Website
Application deadline:July 31st for admission to the program in the following year
Application fee:$98.25 (domestic)/ $159 (international)
Application website:
Annual start date:2nd week of August
Accreditation status:Accredited
Full-time faculty members:3
Part-time faculty members:14
Full-time Board certified:0
Part-time Board certified:0
Volunteer Board certified:0
Accept internationally trained dentists?Yes
Degrees/certificates offered:
  • Combined MSc in Craniofacial Science and Endodontics Diploma
  • Combined PhD in Craniofacial Science and Endodontics Diploma
Length of program in months:
  • MSc/Dipl – 36 months
State license required?Limited License from The College of Dental Surgeons of British Columbia
Must the license be from the state where the sponsoring institution is located?Yes
  • D.M.D. or equivalent
Number of endodontic resident slots:4 annually
Ratio of acceptance to applicants:30%
Tuition per year:Domestic projected fees: 1st year ($51,479), 2nd year ($52,167), 3rd year ($53,235) International projected fees: 1st year ($79,796), 2nd year ($81,051), 3rd year ($82,696)
Fees per year (if not included in tuition above):1st year $462 (Printing & Immunization Fees) 2nd year $300 (Printing costs) 3rd year $300 (Printing costs)
Salary amount:None
Stipend amount:None
Required graduate preclinical technique course:Yes
First-year enrollment:4
Percent of time spent in courses/lectures/seminars:Approx. 20%
Percent of time spent in research:Approx. 25%
Percent of time spent in clinical care:Approx. 50%
Percent of time spent in teaching:Approx. 5%
Percent of time spent on-call and/or in emergency clinic:<2%
Clinical setting:University (and private clinic rotations)
Affiliated institution:N/A
Average number of nonsurgical procedures completed per resident:150
Research requirements:MSc Thesis
Residency programs available in other dental specialties at sponsoring institution:
  • Periodontics
  • Prosthodontics
  • Pedodontics
  • Orthodontics
  • Oral Medicine/Oral Pathology Residency
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