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Are you interested in the Periodontology program?


Application deadline:  July 30th of the year prior to the planned admission date
Starting date: July 1
Application Fee:  US students $65, International students $75
Degree/Certification offered: Master of Science and certificate in Periodontology
Length of Program:  36 months
Applicants accepted/year:  2-3


There are two applications required for the graduate Periodontology program: the UK College of Dentistry application and the UK Graduate School application. Both applications must be submitted on-line and are available to download below.

Graduate Periodontology Application

Complete the online application to Graduate Periodontology by clicking on the link below.

UK College of Dentistry Graduate Periodontology Application

In addition to the on-line application, US applicants must also submit the following documents by mail:
4 letters of recommendation
National Board Scores
Dental School Transcripts

Mail to:

Dr.Mohanad Al-Sabbagh, Director, Graduate Periodontology
University of Kentucky College of Dentistry
OHP/Periodontics Division
Lexington, KY  40536-0297

International applicants are encouraged to apply. Well-qualified international applicants should contact the program director at for specific information regarding requirements, which may differ slightly from those listed above.

Graduate School Application

Complete the online application to the University of Kentucky Graduate School by clicking on the link below.

University of Kentucky Graduate School Application

In order for the application to be considered the Graduate School must have received the application fee ($65 for domestic and $75 for international students). The applicant should not send official transcripts to the Graduate School at this point. Only when admitted to the periodontology program should the applicant provide the Graduate School with official transcripts, and NBDE 1 or NBDE 2 or GRE scores. Below is the Graduate School contact information:

Phone: (859) 257-4613
University of Kentucky
Graduate School
201 Gillis Building (Admin Annex)
Lexington, KY   40536-0297


Kentucky residents: $9,866/year

Non-residents: $20,926/year

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