Selection Process


Selected candidates will be invited to interview. If you have been selected, you will be notified by telephone and/or email.

Timing of Interviews: Mid-October

Approximate Number of Candidates Selected for Interviews: 4-6

The admissions committee considers the following criteria in its decisions:

  • Academic Achievement

  • Leadership Activities

  • Research Experience

  • Teaching Experience

  • Demonstrated Interest in Periodontics

  • Motivation

  • Professionalism and Maturity

  • Letters of Support

  • Personal Statement

  • Communication Skills

This program does NOT participate in the Postdoctoral Dental Matching Service. Accepted candidates will be notified by telephone. Decisions will be available within two weeks after the interview.

A letter of acceptance signed by the Program Director and Associate Dean for Academic Programs and Personnel will be issued upon acceptance.