All applications will be processed through the Postdoctoral Application Support Service (PASS) of the American Dental Education Association (ADEA). For PASS application and additional information, please check their website at  Our program deadline is November 1, 2013. We do not take part in the postdoctoral matching program.

Nondiscriminatory Selection Process

 The program does not discriminate against any person in the selection process because of race, color, age, marital status, sex, national origin, ancestry, religion, disability, sexual orientation or veteran status.


A committee will review materials from applicants and select candidates for interviews. National Board scores, class rank, GPA, letters of recommendations, personal statement, research experience, work experience and interview will all be taken into consideration.

Requirements before enrollment in program

  • Must have earned DMD/DDS degree
  • Must have a valid state dental license
  • Must have passed Part I and II, National Dental Board Examination
  • Must be a graduate of a US or Canadian Dental School

Requirements to apply to program

  • Must have passed Part I, National Dental Board Examination
  • Must be proficient in the English language
  • Official copies of undergraduate and dental school transcripts
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Three letters of recommendation from teaching faculty. Recommendations should provide information regarding academic and clinical abilities as well as personal attributes and extracurricular activity.
  • Applicants must contact program when submitting application after program deadline


Policies on Blood-borne and Infectious Diseases are available upon request.

  • For further information, please contact Maria Vartelas, education coordinator, at 847.570.2461 or
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