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Thank you for your interest in NOVA/Broward Health Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery program.  When applying to a residency program students and residents must take many aspects into account. The Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery program at NOVA/NSU College of Dental Medicine/Broward Health Medical Center is a four-year training program that accepts three residents per year for a total of twelve residents.  In order to apply to our program, the applicant must be a graduate from an accredited dental school in the United States or Canada. If the applicant is from Canada the applicant must have the TN NAFTA Professionals Visa. If the applicant is residing in the United States they must be a permanent resident of the United States. 

The program is designed to provide residents with a broad academic and surgical experience in the field of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Clinical exposure is through two Level I trauma centers in Broward County and two outpatient ambulatory surgical centers. Residents will gain experience in the full scope of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery while providing services in ambulatory care centers, emergency departments, trauma bays and in the operating room. Particular strengths include maxillofacial trauma, benign and malignant pathology, reconstruction, cleft and craniofacial surgery, facial cosmetics, dentoalveolar surgery, implant placement and temporomandibular joint surgery. Residents are assigned formal rotations in anesthesia, pediatric anesthesia, medicine, general/trauma surgery and cosmetic surgery.

The curriculum is designed to develop clinical, academic, and communicative skills that will provide for diversified career options. Graduates of the program will be prepared to pursue a contemporary full scope Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery practice and be prepared for specialty board certification. 

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