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Are you interested in the Orofacial Pain Program?

Applying to the two year CODA approved Orofacial Pain Residency Program

Application Deadline:  October 1 of the year prior to beginning the program
Program start date: July 1
Application fee:  None
Tuition fee: $14,500 per year

The application for the Orofacial Pain Residency Program is composed of the following items:

  • Completion of the online application found here
  • Official dental school transcript
  • At least two letters of recommendation
  • Essay included in the application form
  • National Board Dental Examination scores (not required but when available)
  • TOEFL score for those candidates who originate from a country where English is not their primary language

After October 1 the Admissions Committee, composed of Orofacial Pain Faculty members, will meet to discuss all candidates and select the most qualified candidate(s) by consensus. The most qualified candidates will be invited to the campus for an interview.

Candidates selected for the class will be notified by December 1 of the year prior to their starting date of July 1.

Master of Science Orofacial Pain Program

Candidates who are interested in the Master of Science Orofacial Pain Program will complete the admissions requirement for the two year residency program listed above. Once accepted in this program, the candidate can become eligible to extend into the Masters of Science Program. The Masters Program typically adds an additional year, making it a three-year program.  

One Year Fellowship Program

Candidates who are interested in the one year Fellowship Program will complete the same admissions requirement as the two year residency program listed above. These candidates will need to designate their interest in this one year program in the application.