1. S

    AEGD Program and Chances

    Hi, I never really thought about doing an AEGD until a few weeks ago so haven't gotten a chance to build up my resume. I haven't done research but volunteered here and there. My GPA is okay. I'm not top of my class or have gotten an award or anything. In which AEGD programs would I have the...
  2. F

    AEGD/GPR program advice needed

    Hi everyone! I really need help deciding which program I should choose to apply to in a few months. Background: I'm a 3rd year dental student at UMKC. I have an ok GPA. I never wanted to specialize but I really love root canals so I would love to attend a post-doc program that is heavy on...
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    UNMC GPR and AEGD program opening

    Hi everyone! University of Nebraska Medical Center GPR and AEGD programs in Omaha, Nebraska are looking to complete their classes for the 2022-2023 year. I did the GPR program 2 years ago and had a great experience, so feel free to reach out to me with questions. [email protected]

    **Official 2022-2023 AEGD/GPR Post-Match

    Hello, Let’s discuss open spots/programs still accepting here! Please feel free to PM me for suggestions!
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    AEGD Programs

    Hey guys! I'm a D3 and i'm considering applying to some AEGD programs. I know some programs are heavily esthetic/pros-focused and some other programs focus on surgical procedures and perio surgeries, implants, etc. I'm looking for a program that is more focused on teaching...
  6. Ctoothy

    Army Army HPSP AEGD-1 Year Waitlist

    Hello! This is my very first post on SDN after many many years of lurking without an account. I finally have a question pressing enough to ask here. I’m a 4th year Army HPSP dental student who applied to the 1-Year AEGD and recently got placed on the waitlist, or OML. I wanted to reach out and...
  7. Lynx123

    UConn AEGD

    Hi, I recently obtained an interview with the University of Connecticut for their AEGD program. Does anyone have any pointers on the interview process?
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    Unfilled GPR or AEGD Residency Seats 2021

    Hi! Is anyone that has started his or her GPR/AEGD residency aware of any unfilled seats in the program? There isn’t an official list posted anywhere, and emailing program directors has proven to be ineffective to. Thanks in advance!
  9. D

    AEGD or GPR in Chicago

    Hello SDN, I am a current D3 and debating on doing an AEGD or GPR to gain more experience implant placement and IV Sedation. I am really interesting in these areas and would like to do them in the future as a general dentist. I was wondering if any programs in Chicago are good in these areas...
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    AEGD programs in Arizona ?

    Hi everyone, I was wondering if anyone has any insight on the AEGD programs offered in Arizona (specifically the one in Mesa)? I didn't realize theres so many programs in Arizona! If so, what kind of procedures do residents usually complete? if anyone has recommendations for good AEGD/GPR...
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    Canadian student applying to AEGDs/GPRs in the US

    I'm a D4 at the University of British Columbia (Vancouver, Canada) looking into programs across the states (e.g. Cali, Texas, Ohio, Utah, NY, NJ) for next year. From what I gather from ADEA PASS and all the program websites, Canadian students need to have passed NDBE Parts I and II. But other...
  13. M

    GPR/AEGD Programs in AZ/CO

    Anyone know about the GPR/AEGD programs in AZ or CO? Looking to apply to these two states. Arizona seems to only be LMC AEGD programs without specific details about the individual programs. Colorado seems to have some good programs such as the dental school and the VA. Looking for more specific...
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    Non-match AEGDs and GPRs?

    Most of the programs I'm interested in are non-match programs based on the region I'm applying to - how does this work when acceptances are released? Will some programs extend offers with short deadlines for acceptance? I'm a pretty average applicant so was looking to apply to a good number of...
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    American AEGD & Canadian GPR Programs (2021)

    Hello Everyone, I am currently an Australian dental student looking to pursue an American AEGD or Canadian GPR program in 2021, any information on program exposure (beyond what is available online) would be greatly appreciated. To clarify, I am not looking for licensure within the United...
  16. _ToothBeTold_

    ***AEGD/GPR Recommendations/Experiences?***

    I know there are many posts about this topic but programs change every year. Does anyone have any experiences with any of the following programs (i.e. you attended or interviewed there)? AEGD - San Antonio, TX (UT Health) AEGD - Augusta, GA AEGD - VA Orlando, FL GPR - VA Philidelphia, PA GPR -...
  17. M

    Air Force AEGD

    Hello, I am a 3-year HPSP scholarship recipient via the Air Force and as such I am required to apply/accept an Air Force AEGD position. I understand that there can be some variability due to the different needs of each of the AEGD bases but I was wondering what I should be expecting in terms of...
  18. M

    Air Force AEGD

    Hello, I am a 3-year HPSP scholarship recipient via the Air Force and as such I am required to apply/accept an Air Force AEGD position. I understand that there can be some variability due to the different needs of each of the AEGD bases but I was wondering what I should be expecting in terms of...
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    NHSC and Residencies

    Hey everyone! So I am very fortunate to be a NHSC scholarship recipient and I have recently been considering a pursuing a GPR or AEGD prior to graduation (I’m only a D1). I was wondering if you guys think completing a residency would be worth the time investment. One of my concerns is simply...
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    Wilkes Barre VA GPR

    Hello! Does anyone on here have any experience or knowledge about the GPR residency at the Wilkes Barre VA Hospital? I’ve been considering pursuing a VA GPR residency and I was wondering if anyone could post their experience with this program and provide me with information about numbers of...
  21. S

    Best AEGD Programs for Implant/Prosth Experience

    Hey everyone- I'm a 3rd year dental student starting to look into residency programs. Currently, I am deciding between specializing in Prosthodontics or going the AEGD route. I am leaning towards being very selective of the Prosthodontic programs I would attend which obviously would lower my...
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    2019 Residents in the Los Angeles area

    Hey everyone! Just thought I'd start a thread for anyone moving to the Los Angeles for residency this summer as an opportunity to meet people before we all get there. Feel free to post to which program you will be attending below, when you start, and where you're from.
  23. coribear09

    second year looking for advice on AEGD/GPR

    Hey I was curious about how competitive it is to get accepted into an out of state GPR or AEGD residency program?? I currently attend the OU College of Dentistry and don't plan to stay in Oklahoma City. My grades are good, I have a 3.7 halfway through second year and I help out with ASDA events...
  24. M

    Any info about UConn AEGD interview?

    Hi, can anyone share information about UConn's AEGD interview? I know for 2019 intake, the interviews started on Oct 30, so some have for sure completed it by now. I can't seem to find any information about this interview ever since the program director changed from 2016. I would like to know...
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    UCLA AEGD Westwood Overview?

    hi guys I’m an international dentist and I was keen to apply for the aegd we stood UCLA. However I understand for a non coda grad it’s pretty competitive. However what’s the overview by on the ACT AEGD programme that the dept also offers? Is it worth the money to pursue it? I’m interested in...
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    AEGD UConn 2019

    Hello fellow applicants. I was wondering if anyone of you have applied to the AEGD UConn programme have heard back yet for an interview or anything at all? The deadline was 16 Oct and I’m anxious to know when they usually send out interview dates.
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    **2019 AEGD/GPR PASS/Interviews/Match/Non-Match**

    Thought I'd start an AEGD/GPR thread for the 2019 PASS cycle. Please feel free to post about any updates on invites, interviews or any application related info. Wish y'all the best!
  29. itsmekook

    After graduation timeline

    So I'm D3 and wondering what's the timeline is like after graduation. May - graduation BOLC? when? After BOLC - i have family, so I'm wondering if how long we get to move to first duty station? - is it going to different if I go to AEGD? Thanks in advance!
  30. tonywonder

    Assess competitiveness of GPR/AEGD programs?

    Is there any info out there to help evaluate the competitiveness among GPR/AEGD programs, re: acceptance rates? I would assume those with fewer eligibility requirements are less competitive, but does anyone have some more insight?
  31. gage1124

    AEGD Recommendations

    Hello all!! I'm wrapping up my 3rd year of dental school and plan to apply this summer to AEGD programs. I've gone through the list of programs on the ADEA PASS site and visited the links given, but there just isn't much information on most of the programs. I was hoping to hear from some AEGD...
  32. M

    GPR or AEGD for international/FTD with stipends?

    Hi everyone, I'll be graduating from a foreign dental school in Central America this fall and I'm planning to do a GPR or AEGD that accepts FTDs with stipends (waived tuition with a little allowance maybe?) I am aware that UConn had a 1yr or 2yr program but I don't know if it's still available...
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    Apply to both GPR/OMFS in the same cycle?

    Hey guys! I'm a current 3DN, and I waited a bit too long to make up my mind about residencies. I always figured I'd fall back on an AEGD/GPR and just do general if I didn't decide on something. Recently I've been getting drawn in to OMFS and am seriously considering applying for a 4 year...
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    ***Official 2018 GPR/AEGD Interviews/Match/Non-Match Results

    Post any updates about GPR/AEGD residency programs here. :) --interview dates --application statuses --any information you want to share --questions, etc. I didn't see anything started yet, but they started one of these around this time last year. Good luck everyone!
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    AEGD Connecticut

    Hello. Does anybody know about the acceptance rate of international dentists in U Connecticut's AEGD program? Do recent dental graduates stand a chance?
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    Army - 'Snowbird' year question

    Quick question on the snowbird year (army)... I know that in between graduating dental school and beginning a specialty residency you have to do a 'snowbird' year before beginning your residency (assuming you've been accepted into a specialty straight out of dental school), but is the same true...
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    AEGD / GPR Information

    As a former resident, I would like to share my experience at the San Antonio VA AEGD directed by Dr. Alan Scott Douglas. My intention is not to solely promote this one residency, but also to inform those interested in completing an AEGD/GPR of what can be accomplished in an additional year of...

    Rochester Univeristy AEGD program 2018-2019

    Hello everyone! I created this topic to share any information about Rochester AEGD program 2018-2019 application. Good luck for all of us! "Our prime purpose in this life is to help others. If you can't help them, at least don't hurt them." Dalai lama
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    Applying for 2 residency programs

    Hi! I am wanting to apply for an Orthodontic residency but worried I may not get in. There is a specific AEGD program that I am also really interested in and would love to have that as a backup. The AEGD program is a non match and so I am wondering if this is possible? Also, would it look...
  40. SparDent

    GPR/AEGD vs Associate position

    I am currently a D3 at a dental school in New York state. I am from out of state and do not plan on staying in new york so a PGY1 is not required. I also do not have family in dentistry and am planning on practicing away from my home town. The culture at my school seems to bias toward sending...