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Address:341 Dental Science Building WIowa City IA 52242-1001
Program director:Fabricio B. Teixeira, D.D.S., M.S., Ph.D.
Department/section chair:Fabricio B. Teixeira, D.D.S., M.S., Ph.D.
Predoctoral director:Carolina Cucco, D.D.S., M.S., Ph.D.
Contact person:Maria Hennes
Program website:
Application method:


Application submission:Hard copy or electronically
Application deadline:August 1
Application fee:$0
Application /index.html
Annual start date:July 1
Accreditation status:A1 (Approval without reporting requirements)
Full-time faculty members:5
Part-time faculty members:1
Full-time Board certified:3
Part-time Board certified:1
Volunteer Board certified:4
Accept internationally trained dentists?Yes
Degrees/certificates offered:
  • Certificate
  • M.S.
  • Ph.D.
Length of program in months:
  • Certificate: 24
  • M.S.: 36
  • Ph.D.: 60
State license required?No
  • Dental degree from any national or international dental school
  • Number of required letters of recommendation
  • Class rank
  • National Board scores along with minimum score, if required
  • Minimum TOEFL score
  • Photo
  • Statement of purpose
Number of endodontic resident slots:4 per year
Ratio of acceptance to applicants:4-to-75
Tuition per year:Tuition/books/instruments are approximately $32,000/year
Fees per year (if not included in tuition above):$0
Salary amount:$0
Stipend amount:$0
Required graduate preclinical technique course:Yes
First-year enrollment:Certificate
Percent of time spent in courses/lectures/seminars:40%
Percent of time spent in research:10%
Percent of time spent in clinical care:55%
Percent of time spent in teaching:5-10%
Clinical setting:Dental school
Affiliated institution:University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
Average number of nonsurgical procedures completed per resident:More than 250
Research requirements:Manuscript suitable for publication submitted on original research
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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