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Preceptorship Program in Endodontics

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Date/Time:
Sunday, 07/01/18 12:00 AM - Sunday, 06/30/19 12:00 AM

Format(s):
Lecture/Hands-on

Course Description

The Preceptorship Program in Endodontics is intended for graduates of dental schools outside of the United States and Canada. The program offers a didactic training as well as clinical exposure and observation. The Preceptorship in Endodontics is a full time program. Prospective students will participate in lectures, seminars and hands on activities along with the postgraduate residents. Clinical activities are limited to observation in the planning and execution of non-surgical and surgical procedures. Preceptors will have the opportunity to participate in research activities. 

Course Schedule

The program is a full time program offered over a 6 or 12 month period.

Instructor Bio

Course Director

Dr. Michael D. Flax obtained his dental degree from Georgetown University, School of Dentistry. He later earned a Certificate in Endodontics from The University of Pennsylvania, School of Dental Medicine. Dr. Flax is a Diplomate of the American Board of Endodontics and a Fellow of The American College of Dentists, The International College of Dentists and The Pierre Fauchard Academy. He is on the Scientific Advisory Board of the Journal of Endodontics and was a past president of both the South Florida Endodontic Association and the Eagle Trace Dental Association. Dr. Flax is an Associate Professor and Program Director of the Graduate Endodontic Department at Nova Southeastern University, College of Dental Medicine. He has written numerous articles and has lectured nationally and internationally.

Required Materials

Admission Process and Application Requirements

Prospective students should apply directly to the Department of Endodontics. Applications will be reviewed by the Department’s Admissions Committee. Deadline for application is December 1 and the anticipated start date of the program is July 1. Personal interview will be required for acceptance into the program.

The following requirements must be provided:

  1. Preceptorship Program Application
  2. Current Curriculum Vitae
  3. A personal statement
  4. Three letters of recommendation.
  5. Copy of a Diploma of Dental Degree.
  6. If dental school training was not in English, applicant must provide TOEFL scores
  7. Official transcripts from all dental education completed. Coursework taken at foreign institutions must be evaluated for U.S. institution equivalence. This coursework must be evaluated by one of the following services:

World Education Services, Inc.
 P.O. Box 745
 Old Chelsea Station
 New York, NY 10113-0745
 (212) 966-6311
www.wes.org

Josef Silny & Associates, Inc.
 International Education Consultants
 7101 SW 102nd Avenue
 Miami, FL 33173
 Phone: (305) 273-1616
 Fax: (305) 273-1338
 www.jsilny.com

Educational Credential Evaluators, Inc.
 P.O. Box 415070
 Milwaukee, WI 53203
 (414) 289-3400
www.ece.org

 Foundation for International Services, Inc.
  14926 35th Avenue West, Suite 210
  Lynwood, Washington 98087
  (425) 248-2255
  (425) 248-2262 fax
  www.fis-web.com  

Please mail your completed packet to:   

       Preceptorship Program in Endodontics
       Nova Southeastern University College of Dental Medicine
       Department of Endodontics
       3200 South University Drive
       Fort Lauderdale, FL  33328

Additional Information

This program is not accredited by any local or national accreditation body. Upon successfully completion of the program, preceptors will received a certificate of attendance.  Admission and completion of the program does not guarantee acceptance to the Advanced Specialty Education in Periodontology.

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