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Address:501 S Preston St Room 334BLouisville KY 40292
Program director:Stephen J. Clark, D.M.D.
Department/section chair:Stephen J. Clark, D.M.D.
Predoctoral director:Dr. Peter Fotos
Contact person:Dr. Stephen Clark
Program website:
Application method:

Hard copy or PASS

Application submission:Hard copy or PASS
Application deadline:August 1
Application fee:$50
Application website:
Annual start date:July 1
Accreditation status:Approval without reporting requirements
Full-time faculty members:3
Part-time faculty members:8
Full-time Board certified:2
Part-time Board certified:1
Volunteer Board certified:0
Accept internationally trained dentists?Yes
Degrees/certificates offered:
  • Certificate
  • M.S.D
Length of program in months:
  • Certificate: 24
  • M.S.D.: 24
State license required?Yes
Must the license be from the state where the sponsoring institution is located?Limited license in the state of Kentucky
  • Dental degree from a CODA-accredited (U.S. and Canadian) dental school or equivalent international dental degree
  • 3 letters of recommendation
  • Transcripts from college and dental school
  • Personal statement
  • National Board results
  • Photo
Number of endodontic resident slots:3 per year
Ratio of acceptance to applicants:1-to-25
Tuition per year:$13,000-23,000
Fees per year (if not included in tuition above):$7,000
Salary amount:$0
Stipend amount:$0
Required graduate preclinical technique course:No
First-year enrollment:Can enroll in both the first year
Percent of time spent in courses/lectures/seminars:22%
Percent of time spent in research:8%
Percent of time spent in clinical care:60%
Percent of time spent in teaching:10%
Percent of time spent on-call and/or in emergency clinic:On-call two months per year. Consult in emergency clinic.
Clinical setting:Dental school
Average number of nonsurgical procedures completed per resident:More than 300
Research requirements:Paper suitable for publication for certificate, Masters' thesis for M.S. degree
Residency programs available in other dental specialties at sponsoring institution:
  • Pediatric Dentistry
  • Orthodontics
  • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Periodontics
  • Prosthodontics
Additional program highlights:

Extensive clinical experience with most residents completing 400+ cases. All instruments and microscope furnished by program. Each of the three full-time faculty has 20+ years of private practice experience.

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