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Address:3501 Terrace St 3064 Salk AnnexPittsburgh PA 15261-1923
Program director:Herbert L. Ray Jr., D.M.D.
Department/section chair:Herbert L. Ray Jr., D.M.D.
Predoctoral director:Marin Mandradjieff, D.D.S., M.S.D.
Contact person:Rosann Donahoe
Application method:

PASS and self managed

Application submission:Hard copy
Application deadline:October 1
Application fee:$50
Annual start date:July 1
Accreditation status:A1 (Approval without reporting requirements)
Full-time faculty members:5
Part-time faculty members:7
Full-time Board certified:1
Part-time Board certified:1
Volunteer Board certified:0
Accept internationally trained dentists?No
Degrees/certificates offered:
  • Certificate
  • M.S.D.
Length of program in months:
  • Certificate: 24
  • M.S.D.: 24 or more
State license required?No
  • Dental degree from national or international dental school
  • Number of required letters of recommendation
  • Class rank
  • National Board scores along with minimum score, if required
  • GRE along with minimum score, if required
  • Minimum TOEFL score
Number of endodontic resident slots:3 per class
Ratio of acceptance to applicants:1-to-30
Tuition per year:$42,000 (in state), $52,000 (out-of-state)
Fees per year (if not included in tuition above):$5,000-6,000
Salary amount:$0
Stipend amount:$10,000
Required graduate preclinical technique course:No
Percent of time spent in courses/lectures/seminars:30%
Percent of time spent in research:15%
Percent of time spent in clinical care:50%
Percent of time spent in teaching:5%
Percent of time spent on-call and/or in emergency clinic:1 day per month
Clinical setting:Dental school
Average number of nonsurgical procedures completed per resident:More than 250
Research requirements:Research paper for publishing
Residency programs available in other dental specialties at sponsoring institution:
  • Pediatric Dentistry
  • Prosthodontics
  • Orthodontics
  • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Periodontics
  • Anesthesia
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