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Address:925 W 34th St University Park MC0641Los Angeles CA 90089-0641
Program director:Rafael A. Roges, D.D.S.
Department/section chair:Ilan Rotstein, D.D.S.
Predoctoral director:Yaara Berdan D.D.S.
Contact person:Diana Mondorf
Application method:


Application submission:Online
Application deadline:September 1
Application fee:$85
Annual start date:June 16
Accreditation status:A1 (Approval without reporting requirements)
Full-time faculty members:3
Part-time faculty members:34
Full-time Board certified:1
Part-time Board certified:7
Volunteer Board certified:0
Accept internationally trained dentists?Yes
Degrees/certificates offered:
  • Certificate
Length of program in months:
  • Certificate: 24
State license required?No
  • 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
  • Minimum TOEFL score
  • Photo
Number of endodontic resident slots:10
Ratio of acceptance to applicants:1-to-12
Tuition per year:$77,588
Fees per year (if not included in tuition above):$36,240
Salary amount:$0
Stipend amount:$0
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:10%
Percent of time spent in clinical care:55%
Percent of time spent in teaching:5-10%
Clinical setting:Dental school
Affiliated institution:None
Average number of nonsurgical procedures completed per resident:200
Research requirements:Completion of project
Residency programs available in other dental specialties at sponsoring institution:
  • Pediatric Dentistry
  • Prosthodontics
  • Orthodontics
  • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Periodontics
  • Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology
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