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Address:7500 Cambridge StHouston TX 77054-2008
Program director:Timothy C Kirkpatrick, DDS
Department/section chair:Renato M. Silva, D.D.S., Ph.D.
Predoctoral director:Scott R. Makins, D.D.S.,M.S.
Contact person:Eva Stanley, D.D.S., M.S.
Application method:


Application submission:Internet
Application deadline:July 15
Application pass/Applicants/Pages/default.aspx
Annual start date:July 1
Accreditation status:A1
Full-time faculty members:7
Part-time faculty members:8
Full-time Board certified:2
Part-time Board certified:2
Volunteer Board certified:4
Accept internationally trained dentists?Yes
Degrees/certificates offered:
  • Certificate
  • M.S.D.
Length of program in months:
  • Certificate: 26
  • M.S.D.: 26
State license required?No
  • Dental degree from national or international dental school
  • Number of required letters of recommendation: 3 PPl Evaluations
  • Class rank
  • National Board scores
  • TOEFL score for non-English applicants
  • Transcripts
Number of endodontic resident slots:5 first year enrollees
Ratio of acceptance to applicants:1-to-24
Tuition per year:$10,000 - 20,000
Fees per year (if not included in tuition above):$5,000 - 10,000
Salary amount:$0
Stipend amount:$0
Required graduate preclinical technique course:Yes
First-year enrollment:Certificate or M.S.D.
Percent of time spent in courses/lectures/seminars:40%
Percent of time spent in research:10%
Percent of time spent in clinical care:50%
Percent of time spent in teaching:Less than 5%
Percent of time spent on-call and/or in emergency clinic:5%
Clinical setting:Dental school
Average number of nonsurgical procedures completed per resident:300-500
Research requirements:Thesis and presentation
Residency programs available in other dental specialties at sponsoring institution:
  • Pediatric Dentistry
  • Prosthodontics
  • Orthodontics
  • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Periodontics
  • Public Health
Additional program highlights:

Dental school located in Texas Medical Center—the world’s largest medical center. Moved into new state-of-the-art building in 2012.

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