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Address:40th and Holdrege StLincoln NE 68583-0000
Program director:Gerald Stephenson, D.D.S
Department/section chair:Bruce Bavitz, D.M.D.
Predoctoral director:Hany Makkawy, B.D.S., D.D.S.
Contact person:Gerald Stephenson, D.D.S
Application method:


Application submission:Hard copy
Application deadline:August 15
Application fee:$50
Annual start date:July 1
Accreditation status:A1 (Approval without reporting requirements)
Full-time faculty members:3
Part-time faculty members:1
Full-time Board certified:1
Part-time Board certified:1
Volunteer Board certified:0
Accept internationally trained dentists?Yes
Degrees/certificates offered:
  • Certificate
  • M.S. & Ph.D. through Graduate Studies
Length of program in months:
  • Certificate: 24
State license required?Yes
Must the license be from the state where the sponsoring institution is located?Yes, Nebraska
  • 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
Number of endodontic resident slots:2-3 per class
Ratio of acceptance to applicants:2-to-50
Tuition per year:$5,000-10,000
Fees per year (if not included in tuition above):$5,000-10,000
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:5%
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:1%
Clinical setting:Dental school
Average number of nonsurgical procedures completed per resident:201-250
Research requirements:Paper suitable for publication
Residency programs available in other dental specialties at sponsoring institution:
  • Pediatric Dentistry
  • Orthodontics
  • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Periodontics
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