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Address:650 W Baltimore StBaltimore MD 21201
Program director:Patricia A. Tordik, D.M.D.
Department/section chair:Thomas Oates, DMD, PhD
Predoctoral director:Fredreico C. Martinho, DDS, MSc, PhD
Contact person:Nicole Turner
Program website:
Application method:


Application submission:PASS documents, (MD online application, dental transcript, undergrad transcript, 2 PEF evaluations, 1 dean's letter, 2 letters of recommendation, NDB scores, 2x2 photo) For foreign training dentists (in addition to the above listed materials) course by course evaluation from ECE or WES TOEFL scores
Application deadline:July 31
Application fee:Waived
Application website:
Annual start date:July 1
Accreditation status:A1 (Approval without reporting requirements)
Full-time faculty members:4
Part-time faculty members:1
Full-time Board certified:3
Part-time Board certified:0
Volunteer Board certified:6
Accept internationally trained dentists?Yes
Degrees/certificates offered:
  • Certificate
  • M.S.
Length of program in months:
  • Certificate: 36
  • M.S.: 36
State license required?No
  • Dental degree from any national or international dental school
  • Letters of recommendation
  • Class rank or Dean’s letter if no class rank
  • National Dental Board scores
  • GRE scores
  • Minimum TOEFL score
  • Fellowship program
  • 2×2 photo
  • Extracurricular activities demonstrating leadership and/or creativity
Number of endodontic resident slots:3-4 per class
Ratio of acceptance to applicants:1-to-25
Tuition per year:$46,000
Fees per year (if not included in tuition above):$5,000-10,000
Salary amount:$0
Stipend amount:$7,500
Required graduate preclinical technique course:Yes
First-year enrollment:M.S.
Percent of time spent in courses/lectures/seminars:30%
Percent of time spent in research: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:One week every eight to nine weeks
Clinical setting:Dental school
Affiliated institution:VA Medical Center
Average number of nonsurgical procedures completed per resident:201-250
Research requirements:Published paper
Residency programs available in other dental specialties at sponsoring institution:
  • Pediatric Dentistry
  • Prosthodontics
  • Orthodontics
  • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Periodontics
  • Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology
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