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Address:240 S 40th StreetPhiladelphia PA 19104-6030
Program director:Bekir Karabucak, D.D.S., M.S.
Department/section chair:Bekir Karabucak, D.D.S., M.S.
Predoctoral director:Frank Setzer, D.M.D., M.S.
Contact person:Frank Setzer, D.M.D., M.S.
Program website:
Application method:


Application submission:Internet
Application deadline:August 15
Application fee:$90
Application website:
Annual start date:July 1
Full-time faculty members:4
Part-time faculty members:22
Full-time Board certified:1
Part-time Board certified:5
Accept internationally trained dentists?Yes
Degrees/certificates offered:
  • Certificate
  • M.S.
  • D.Sc.D.
Length of program in months:
  • Certificate: 24
  • M.S.: 36
  • D.Sc.D.: 60
State license required?No, school will obtain a state training license


Number of endodontic resident slots:8
Ratio of acceptance to applicants:N/A
Tuition per year:Above $40,000
Fees per year (if not included in tuition above):N/A
Salary amount:N/A
Stipend amount:N/A
Required graduate preclinical technique course:Yes
First-year enrollment:N/A
Percent of time spent in courses/lectures/seminars:20%
Percent of time spent in research:10%
Percent of time spent in clinical care:50%
Percent of time spent in teaching:10%
Percent of time spent on-call and/or in emergency clinic:10%
Clinical setting:Dental school
Affiliated institution:University of Pennsylvania
Average number of nonsurgical procedures completed per resident:275
Research requirements:Yes
Residency programs available in other dental specialties at sponsoring institution:
  • Orthodontics
  • Periodontics
  • Periodontics/Prosthodontics
  • Pedodontics
  • Oral Medicine
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