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Application Process

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. Our program deadline is September 1. 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, 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 be eligible for 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 transcripts
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • 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