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Advanced Education Programs
The College of Dentistry offers Advanced Education Programs that lead
to proficiency in major areas of clinical study and satisfy the educational
requirements for specialization and/or specialty board certification.
Advanced education certificate programs are offered in the clinical specialties
of endodontics, oral and maxillofacial surgery, orthodontics and dentofacial
orthopedics, pediatric dentistry, periodontics, and prosthodontics. Program
length is one to six years, depending on the area of specialization.
Applicants should have previously demonstrated excellent achievements
at an accredited dental school.
The Advanced Education Programs at New York University
College of Dentistry build on the knowledge base of
a predoctoral education and go on to broaden the understanding
of the biomedical sciences and their application to
clinical dentistry. The social issues related to the
general health and well being of the public are also
presented as part of the advanced education curriculum.
The educational program also establishes high standards
of ethics and professional conduct while fostering
appreciation for our multicultural society. Our students
are exposed to pedagogical theory and have the opportunity
to teach while they are learning.
A characteristic of all of our programs is an interdisciplinary
approach to patient care. Our large and diverse patient
pool provides a unique resource for students. Our clinics
use the latest technology used in patient care. Our
exceptional programs exist in an environment that is
characterized by a supportive and nurturing faculty.
The NYUCD faculty includes world-class clinicians and
researchers in every specialty who are committed to
the welfare of our students and patients.
Students in the Advanced Education Programs are expected
to comply with the College's Academic Standards and
Policies for the advanced educational program in
dentistry. Specific requirements applicable to these
programs include the following:
- Students must attain passing grades in all required
biomedical science courses. More than two failures
in any of the parts of the program will result in
- Any student who receives a final failing grade
in a repeated course will be subject to dismissal.
Application, Registration, and Fees
Please refer to the individual program descriptions
for admissions requirements and application deadlines.
All applicants will be notified of their status,
and if the department accepts an applicant they will
be notified of their date of registration. From the
selections below, please select the area of your
interest for more information.
and Maxillofacial Surgery
and Dentofacial Orthopedics
All seven programs begin at different times of the
year. The Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery program starts
on July 1 of each year. Pediatric Dentistry starts
on the first weekday after July 4. Orthodontics and
Dentofacial Orthopedics starts on the first Monday
in the month of August. Periodontics, Endodontics,
and Prosthodontics all start the day after Labor Day.
Please refer to the above links for specific details
to the programs.
We thank you for your interest in the NYU College
of Dentistry and look forward to receiving your applications.
Best of luck in your educational endeavors!