Admissions & Applying

Requirements for admission to the Endodontics Postgraduate Training program for graduates of CODA-accredited accredited dental schools (U.S. or Canada) are the following:

  • Proof of status as a US citizen, US permanent resident, Canadian citizen or status as an H-1B visa holder, and eligibility to work in the United States*

  • DDS/DMD from an ADA-accredited Dental program

  • National Board Dental Examination, Part I, by the application deadline

  • National Board Dental Examination, Part II, by June 1st of the year in which the program starts

  • National Board Dental Examination, Parts I and II (Official copies of scores must be emailed to: postdds@dentistry.ucla.edu)

  • Advanced Dental Admission Test (ADAT), by the application deadline. Unofficial ADAT scores will be accepted if submitted by the application deadline. Official scores must be submitted once available. 

     

Application Process

  • Submission of the following documents is required to complete application process
  • Application submitted through the Postdoctoral Application Support Service (PASS). Please visit the ADEA PASS webpage for more information.
  • UCLA Standard Residency Supplemental Application  submitted directly to the Office of Student Affairs, along with
      • Curriculum Viate
      • Unique Personal Statement different from PASS and related to UCLA Program
      • Recent passport-sized photograph (2" x 2")
  • Official NBDE Part I scores by the application deadline
  • NBDE Part II must be submitted by June 1st of the year in which the program starts

  • National Board Dental Examination, Parts I and II (Official copies of scores must be emailed to: postdds@dentistry.ucla.edu)

  • Advanced Dental Admission Test (ADAT) by the application deadline. Unofficial ADAT scores will be accepted if submitted by the application deadline. Official scores must be submitted once available. 

Please mail requested documents to:

Residency Programs
Endodontics
UCLA School of Dentistry
Office of Student Affairs
10833 Le Conte Ave, A0-111 CHS
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1668

Incomplete files will not be considered.

Deadline

PASS Application Deadline: August 1

UCLA Supplemental Application Deadline: August 1

Financial Arrangement

B Salary

*Before the start of the program, residents must verify and provide proof of authorization to work and study in the United States. Failure to obtain or maintain all necessary visas, licenses, and permits and/or to maintain eligibility to work in the United States shall result in automatic suspension and may result in dismissal. Verification of the aforementioned must be received by June 1, 2017, for US citizens, US permanent residents, and H-1B visa holders, and by June 21, 2017, for those Canadian citizens applying for TN status, or acceptance may be withdrawn.