Admissions & Application Process

Application, Eligibility and Selection

The program participates in PASS (Postdoctoral Application Support Service; click here to apply). The deadline for receipt of application materials is November 1st of the year prior to expected matriculation. Individuals with the following qualification are eligible for acceptance to the training program:

  1. Graduate from institutions approved by the Commission on Denta lAccreditation of the American Dental Association.
  2. All applicants must be US citizens or permanent residents. Proof of citizenship and/ or green card must be provided before interview will be granted.
  3. All applicants must be eligible for New York State Licensure in Dentistry. This can be accomplished by passage of the North East Regional Dental Board Examination or state reciprocity or in the case of New York State, by completion of a CODA approved dental advanced education program. Medical Licensure must be obtained before Year 6 of the combined MD-Certificate program. New York State Dental Licensure can only be obtained after completion of the program. All residents will be listed in the official NY State dental PG program listing.

Background Check

Prior to matriculation, all students admitted to NYU Dentistry must complete a criminal background check, the results of which must be satisfactory. Learn more about the process from ADEA PASS.

Correspondence regarding application and admission procedures should be directed to:

Vasiliki Karlis, DMD, MD
Advanced Education Program in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
NYU College of Dentistry
345 East 24th Street, Room 201
New York, NY 10010
(212) 562-3222