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Address:10833 Leconte Avenue Box 951668Los Angeles CA 90095-1668
Program director:Nadia Chugal, D.D.S., M.S.
Department/section chair:Mo K. Kang, D.D.S., Ph.D.
Predoctoral director:Shane N. White, B.Dent.Sc., M.S., M.A., Ph.D.
Contact person:Susan Brooks
Application method:


Application submission:Hard copy
Application deadline:August 1
Application fee:None
Annual start date:July 1
Accreditation status:A1 (Approval without reporting requirements)
Full-time faculty members:3
Part-time faculty members:15
Full-time Board certified:1
Part-time Board certified:2
Volunteer Board certified:8
Accept internationally trained dentists?Yes
Degrees/certificates offered:
  • Certificate
  • M.S.
  • Ph.D.
Length of program in months:
  • Certificate: 24
  • M.S.: 24
  • Ph.D.: 48 or more
State license required?No
Must the license be from the state where the sponsoring institution is located?N/A
  • D.D.S. or D.M.D.
  • Number of required letters of recommendation
  • Class rank
  • Successful completion of National Dental Board Examination Part I
  • Photo
Number of endodontic resident slots:5 per year
Ratio of acceptance to applicants:1-to-20
Tuition per year:$56,753 for international candidates
Fees per year (if not included in tuition above):None
Salary amount:$0
Stipend amount:Variable
Required graduate preclinical technique course:Yes
First-year enrollment:5
Percent of time spent in courses/lectures/seminars:30%
Percent of time spent in research:5-10%
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:15% on-call
Clinical setting:Dental school
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
  • Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology
  • Periodontics
  • Orofacial Pain and Dysfunction
  • Dental Anesthesia
  • General Practice Residency
  • Maxillofacial Prosthetics
  • Advanced Education in General Dentistry
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