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Address:707 Parnassus Ave Box 0758San Francisco CA 94143-0000
Program director:Mike Sabeti, DDS, MA
Department/section chair:Eric Wong, DDS
Predoctoral director:Elham Shadmehr
Contact person:Jocelyn Faye
Application method:


Application submission:Hard copy
Application deadline:August 1
Application fee:$60 U.S. students, $80 foreign students
Annual start date:July 1
Accreditation status:A1 (Approval without reporting requirements)
Full-time faculty members:3
Part-time faculty members:7
Full-time Board certified:1
Part-time Board certified:1
Volunteer Board certified:3
Accept internationally trained dentists?Yes, but note: internationally trained dentists must also have a U.S. dental degree
Degrees/certificates offered:
  • Certificate
  • M.S.
Length of program in months:
  • 24 months for Certificate
  • 36 months for Certificate with Master’s (optional)
State license required?No
Must the license be from the state where the sponsoring institution is located?No
  • Dental degree from a United States dental school
Number of endodontic resident slots:2
Ratio of acceptance to applicants:1-to-20
Tuition per year:Only if taking optional Masters, $17,000
Fees per year (if not included in tuition above):None
Salary amount:$0
Stipend amount:$30,000-34,000/year
Required graduate preclinical technique course:Yes
First-year enrollment:2
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%
Percent of time spent on-call and/or in emergency clinic:On call on rotating basis
Clinical setting:Dental school
Average number of nonsurgical procedures completed per resident:200+ for 2 year program, 300+ for 3 year program
Research requirements:Manuscript or thesis
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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