Thank you for your interest in our Endodontic Residency Program. Below is some information describing our program and the admissions process. Please note that we subscribe to a rolling admissions format. We will start processing applications for the following July class as early as the previous August 15th through September 1. It is to the candidates' advantage to get his or her application in early since the interview process will start August 15th. It should be so noted that even though applications will be accepted up until September 1st, the class may be filled prior to the September 1st deadline. We look most favorably on the applicant that has a minimum of 1-2 years experience following their dental school graduation.
The certificate in endodontics is granted in a 2 year program and is designed to meet the formal educational standards of the American Dental Association Commission on Dental Accreditation. It will prepare the resident for successful completion of board certification by the American Board of Endodontics. Intensive training is given in clinical endodontics and correlated basic and medical sciences, and in other dental subjects related to the practice of endodontics. Supervised clinical training encompasses both surgical and non-surgical endodontics, ensuring clinical proficiency in these areas. Extensive opportunities exist for combined treatment of endodontic-periodontic problems and for endodontic management of teeth involved in major oral rehabilitative procedures.
All students must be prepared to meet the scholarly requirements that familiarize them with the development of endodontic theory and practice and permit intelligent evaluation of current techniques. The residency program requires that each student participate in research and the research project must be completed into a document suitable for publication in the Journal of Endodontics or a nationally or internationally recognized scientific journal. It is also expected that the resident present his or her findings at the annual session of the American Association of Endodontists. We also offer a 3 year Masters of Science with an emphasis tract in Endodontics.
In addition, each student will participate in a surgical rotation at one of our partner universities in Tlaxcala, Mexico or Universidad Santa Tomas, Bucaramanga, Colombia or Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia in Lima, Peru.
We believe our program offers a state-of-the-art facility with the latest advances in endodontic technology. We welcome your visit and look forward to receiving your completed application.
Kenneth N. Namerow, DDS
Division Chief of Surgical Sciences
Nova Southeastern University
College of Dental Medicine