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Preceptorship Program in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics

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Date/Time :
Wednesday, 07/01/20 9:00 AM - Wednesday, 06/30/21 5:00 PM


Program Overview

The Preceptorship Program in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics is primarily intended for graduates of dental schools outside of the United States and Canada. The program offers a didactic training, access to a modern state-of-the-art curriculum, and exposure to observation in the postgraduate orthodontic clinic. 

The Preceptorship in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics 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 and assistance in the treatment planning and observation of the execution of routine and complex multidisciplinary procedures. Preceptors may have the opportunity to participate in research activities.

Length of the Program and Tuition Fees

The program is a full-time program offered in a 12-month period. Tuition for the one-year program is 35,000 (USD). Program will start on July 1 and will end June 30.

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

Number of Positions:  1-3

Admission Process and Application Requirements

Prospective students should apply directly to the Department of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics. 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. The admissions process is competitive and acceptance is at the discretion of the admissions committee. A 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. An official copy of a Dental Degree Diploma.
  6. Applicants must provide TOEFL scores, if dental school education was not conducted in English.
  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


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


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


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


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