Selection Process

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

Timing of Interviews: Mid-January – mid-February

Approximate Number of Candidates Selected: 4

The admissions committee considers the following criteria in its decisions:

  • Academic achievement

  • Performance on NBDE

  • Content of personal statement

  • Content of recommendation letters

  • Bonafide interest in orofacial pain

  • Performance assessment/evaluations from faculty

This program does not participate in the Postdoctoral Dental Matching Program. Accepted candidates are notified by telephone call followed by an official letter of acceptance. Decisions will be available in mid-FebruaryA letter of acceptance signed by the Program Director and Associate Dean for Academic Programs and Personnel will be issued upon acceptance.