dental residency

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    Low Class Rank/Decent GPA - Peds Residency?

    Hey folks, long time lurker but first time posting. I’m a D4 with a 3.8 GPA and recently checked my class rank. Turns out I’m in the bottom 10% of my class. Absolutely crushed at first to hear this, but also shocked because I thought I was doing ok. I was hoping to apply to residency this...
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    Orofacial Pain - TMD 2024 cycle Applications/Interviews

    Hey Everyone, I noticed there still isn't an OFP discussion for this year.
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    Endodontists Income/Salary

    Hi All, Could any practicing endodontists, endo residents or other professionals kindly share their income/salary as an endodontist? Please include your days working, hours, cases per day, state, years of experience and if you are traveling specialist, group practice/etc.....thank you so much !!
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    Specializing after working as GP

    If I have been practicing as a GP for several years after dental school but decide that I want go back to specialize in endodontics, where / how would I get 3 letters of recommendation? I had no interest in specializing while in dental school, and so I never participated in research or built...
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    *Best Tips for Applying to Pediatric Dentistry Residency Programs*

    I'm a first year pediatric dentistry resident who helps applicants create the best application possible. I had a FB group in the past, but I know people value anonymity in the application cycle, so ask a question below, PM a question, and I'll be more than glad to answer. Ask away, feature...

    **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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    Pediatric dental residency vs GP

  9. germindian123

    GME funding for Perio residencies

    Hey guys. Why is it that some perio residencies get GME funding and some do not? Is it because certain programs have components with affiliated hospitals vs. being dental school based? Does the GME money only come from Medicare or Medicaid or where, or on a state-by-state basis ? Or if a...
  10. _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 -...
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    Endo Residency - what does it take?

    Hello all, I am currently a D2 finishing up third semester and I’ve found that I would love to pursue a speciality in Endodontics. The problem is that I struggled mightily during the first year of dental school (not because of academic ability, but due to personal issues: close death in the...
  12. Itsnotludwigs

    OMFS residency - Spectrum of program intensity/rigor?

    I am looking to get more of an idea about the spectrum of intensity/rigor of the existing OMFS residency programs out there. As a dental student, you hear things about the various reputations of these programs, but the info seems to be pretty limited and difficult to come by. For example, I've...
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    Is ADAT needed for ENDO Residency

    Hey guys, Im in my 4th year, and I was considering applying to endo next cycle for 2020. I know only some programs require ADAT, while others accept it, but would it increase my chances if I were to take it?
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    Residency or Straight To Work???

    I am a current D4 and I am torn between applying to residency or going straight to work. What is the personal experience from anyone who has done a GPR/AEGD? I have heard so many things. Some people have said it is a waste of time and they wish they would have gone straight to work because their...
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    overwhelmed Canadian looking for advice (PEDO)

    Hi, I'm a third year dental student from Canada who is interested in pedo. It seems most Canadian programs only accept applicants who have at least one year of experience after DDS and then offer a 3-year program. I am not too keen on investing 4 additional years so I'm currently looking at US...
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    Interview tips

    any interview practical tips?
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    Dental GPR Position Available in NY

    Lincoln Medical Center Dental GPR has 2 positions available for either a first year or second year dental residency position. We have specialists in Endo, Perio, Oral Surgery and Pediatrics. If you are interested, please contact Dr. Bhuiya or respond to this post. Dr. Naeema Bhuiya...
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    Finished with first semester of dental school. Near a psychological breakdown. Need Help :(

    Hey everyone! I'm an international dental student in a direct entry program (Im currently 19). I just finished with my first semester of dental school and unfortunately its been a real beatdown on me. I feel like since my mid-sem ive started losing sight of the big picture and why I decided to...
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    Ortho Residency Chances as a Sub-Optimal Applicant

    First time poster here. Graduated with a DDS in 2017 and am currently serving in the military with 4 years of commitment. During school I didn't feel like I got enough exposure to pursue any specific residency but now that I've been practicing for about a year I'm interested in Ortho. My GPA is...
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    Perio vs. OMFS vs. Prosth?

    I participated today in a school seminar given to my class by one of the local dentists who was talking to us about Implantology and the current trends in the field. I found the field fascinating did a bit of research into the field. So after hours of searching, I learned that there is no...
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    OMFS Residency as an FTD?

    Being almost done my first year of Dental school and going to second year, I was lucky to get some exposure to a few of the dental specialties and OMFS caught my attention. It is to my understanding that in North America there are 4 and 6 year programs with the 6 year programs granting a MD. My...
  22. whosnisarg

    What to do after OMFS Residency?

    Hey! What type of hospital jobs are available after completing an OMFS residency? Any limited to those with the MD (6-Year)? I heard that one can pursue oncology afterwards and was curious what they are open to practice in a hospital setting! Thanks, guys! :)
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    International dentist practicing in USA

    Hi, I'm an international dentist in Australia planning to come to attend an American School for furthering my studies after dental school (GPR or residency). I understand I need to have an ADA approved dental degree in order to be able to practice in USA + getting accepted into residency or GPR...
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    Dental schools providing H1B visa for Dental speciality Residencies

    Hi, I am an international dentist from India, considering a move to the US for doing a 2-year residency in one of the specialties. I wanted to know which dental schools provide an H1B visa for dental residents. The residency usually pays a stipend and hence F1 visa is not really an option. Are...
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    What degree do you get after dental residency?

    What degree would you get after a dental residency? Would it be a masters since most residencies are 2-3 years... the same length as a traditional masters? Or do you just get board certified in X field dentistry?
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    Periodontic Residencies

    Hello everyone! I am a 3rd year dental student at UPenn and I am considering doing a periodontics residency. I love all aspects of dentistry, but after shadowing Oral Surgeons, Endodontists, Periodontists and Prosthodontists, I have found a special interest in Periodontics. I have a 3.78 GPA...
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    The General Practice Residency program at Brookdale Hospital Medical Center in Brooklyn has openings for a first year resident/PGY-1 and PGY-2. The Department of Dentistry has advanced programs: pediatric dentistry and OMFS . The GPR program provides a multidisciplinary approach to dentistry...
  28. Lane138

    My ADAT experience

    Took this beast of an exam. The exam is broken up into four parts. You get breaks in between each: Biomedical sciences, Critical thinking/ epidemiology, Dental Sciences, and Ethics+Miscellaneous. There are 200 questions in total, with the majority of the questions falling in the first and...