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: Late September to early October 

Approximate Number of Candidates Selected for Interviews: 5  10

The admissions committee considers the following criteria in its decisions:

  • Academic achievement

  • Quality of research, publications, and teaching experience

  • Leadership and community service experiences

  • Other relevant experiences

  • Demonstrated interest in orthodontics

This program does participate in the Postdoctoral Dental Matching Program. Accepted candidates are notified by telephone call followed by an official letter of acceptance. After being accepted, candidates must apply to the Oral Biology Master's Program.

Decisions will be available: mid-October to early November. 

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