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University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

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Address:240 Squire HallBuffalo NY 14214-3008
Program director:Patrick Battista, DDS
Department/section chair:Keith Kirkwood, DDS, PhD
Predoctoral director:Patrick Battista, DDS
Contact person:Asal Barem
Application method:


Application submission:Internet
Application deadline:August 1st
Application fee:$50
Annual start date:July 1st
Accreditation status:A1
Full-time faculty members:3
Part-time faculty members:9
Full-time Board certified:1
Part-time Board certified:1
Volunteer Board certified:2
Degrees/certificates offered:
  • Certificate
  • M.S.
  • Ph.D.
Length of program in months:
  • Certificate: 24
  • M.S.: 24-36
  • Ph.D.: 60
State license required?No
  • D.D.S., D.M.D., or B.D.S. from any national or international dental school
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • National Board scores or PASS for Part II required
  • Minimum TOEFL score: PBT – 550; iBT – 79
  • CV
Number of endodontic resident slots:8
Ratio of acceptance to applicants:3-to-85
Tuition per year:$11,310 (In-state) , $23,100 (Out-of-state)
Fees per year (if not included in tuition above):$24,078
Salary amount:$0
Stipend amount:$0
First-year enrollment:3
Percent of time spent in courses/lectures/seminars:25%
Percent of time spent in research:10%
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:5%, on call during school hours only
Clinical setting:Dental school
Average number of nonsurgical procedures completed per resident:150-200
Research requirements:Research Project and Paper
Residency programs available in other dental specialties at sponsoring institution:
  • Pediatric Dentistry
  • Prosthodontics
  • Orthodontics
  • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Periodontics
  • Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology
  • TMD and Oral Facial Pain
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