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Address:263 Farmington AveFarmington CT 06030-1715
Program director:Kamran Safavi, D.M.D., M.Ed.
Department/section chair:Kamran Safavi, D.M.D., M.Ed.
Predoctoral director:Qiang Zhu, D.D.S., Ph.D.
Contact person:Erica Zaffetti
Phone:860-679-2719
Fax:860-679-2208
Email:safavi@uchc.edu
Program website:https://dentalmedicine.uconn.edu/divisions/endodontology/
Application method:

Institution

Application submission:Internet
Application deadline:August 1
Application fee:$75
Application website:https://dentalmedicine.uconn.edu/wp-content/uploads/sites/1605/2017/05/Application-for-Admission-to-Postgraduate-Certificate_REVISED.pdf
Annual start date:July 1
Accreditation status:A1
Full-time faculty members:3
Part-time faculty members:2
Full-time Board certified:3
Part-time Board certified:1
Volunteer:12
Volunteer Board certified:5
Accept internationally trained dentists?Yes
Degrees/certificates offered:
  • Certificate
  • M.S.
  • Ph.D.
  • M.S.D.
Length of program in months:
  • Certificate: 36
  • M.S.: N/A
  • Ph.D.: 60+
  • M.S.D.: 36
State license required?No
Must the license be from the state where the sponsoring institution is located?N/A
Prerequisites:
  • Dental degree from any national or international dental school
  • Number of required letters of recommendation
  • National Board scores along with minimum score,
    if required
  • Minimum TOEFL Score
Number of endodontic resident slots:3
Ratio of acceptance to applicants:1-to-30
Microscope:Provided
Salary amount:$0
Stipend amount:$12,000
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:10%
Percent of time spent in clinical care:50%
Percent of time spent in teaching:5-10%
Percent of time spent on-call and/or in emergency clinic:0%
Clinical setting:Dental school
Average number of nonsurgical procedures completed per resident:200-250
Research requirements:Thesis
Residency programs available in other dental specialties at sponsoring institution:
  • Pediatric Dentistry
  • Prosthodontics
  • Orthodontics
  • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Periodontics
  • Public Health
  • Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology
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