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University of Texas School of Dentistry at Houston / Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery - (6 years)



  1. Program Contact Information ↑ 

      Program Contact:

        Dr.  Mark Wong 

        University of Texas Schoool of Dentistry at Houston 

        7500 Cambridge St. 

        Ste. 6510 

        Houston, Texas  77054 

        Phone (Work): 713-486-4052 

        Email: Mark.E.Wong@uth.tmc.edu 

        State Program located in: Texas 


      Website:


      Program Deadline ↑ 

      ADEA PASS Application and Transcript Deadline for the class applying for 2019 admittance: September 15, 2018


      Program Information ↑ 

        What date will your program start on? 07/01/2019

        Length of Program:  72 months

        Program Number: OMS297

        Is your program located in an academic institution or clinical institution? Academic

        Does your program offer any graduate degrees or certificates? Yes

          If Yes, please list Graduate degrees or certificates offered: Certificate and MD obtained at UT Health Science Center at Houston Medical School.

        Does your program participate in MATCH? Yes

        Estimated number of available positions for current application cycle: 3


      Program Description ↑ 

      Parallel four-year* and six-year Advanced Education Programs in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery are offered and candidates must apply to each program separately. Special provisions are also available for individuals to pursue a PhD or MS during either track.** Each program prepares practitioners to treat diseases, injuries and defects involving both the functional and aesthetic aspects of the hard and soft tissues of the oral and maxillofacial region. The basic prerequisite for both four- and six-year programs are a DDS or DMD degree from an ADA-accredited dental school. See below for additional requirements for the integrated OMS/MD program. Applicants will be required to submit the Comprehensive Basic Science Exam (CBSE) score offered by the AAOMS.

      Both four- and six-year residency programs are designed to integrate the fields of medicine and dentistry. The residency provides extensive surgical experience and exposure in areas such as oral and maxillofacial pathology, maxillofacial oncology, maxillofacial trauma, reconstruction, cleft palate, orthognathic, dentoalveolar surgery, implants, TMJ and aesthetic surgery as well as outpatient anesthesia.

      The six-year program adopts a similar schedule to the four-year program with the primary difference consisting of requirements for obtaining the MD degree. The first year is spent with the Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery department. In the second, third and fourth years, residents are enrolled in medical school, completing years two, three and four of the medical school curriculum. During the fourth year of medical school, eight months are provided for the fulfillment of requirements related to the oral and maxillofacial surgery residency, such as rotations on neurosurgery and anesthesia. The fifth year of the residency is a surgical internship year, which includes 4 months of general surgery and 8 months of Oral and Maxillofacial surgery. In the sixth year, the resident serves as a chief resident with rotations to six different hospitals. Upon satisfactory completion of the six-year program, residents receive a certificate in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery and a MD degree.

      The six-year OMS/MD candidate must meet the admissions requirements for The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) Medical School.


      Program Requirements Part I ↑ 

        

      Professional Evaluation Forms (PEF):

      The PEF is a traditional letter of evaluation. These evaluations are mandatory for every applicant. An applicant can submit a minimum of 2 and a maximum of 4 to each program designated.

        Professional Evaluation Forms (PEF)

        Professional Evaluation Form: Three
        Additional Information: 

        1 PEF from an oral surgery faculty member

        1 PEF from a restorative faculty member

        1 PEF from faculty who knows and/or who has worked with student frequently


        Program Specific Requirements

        ADA ADAT Scores are Required: No

        ADA ADAT Scores are Accepted but Not Required: No

        Must upload unofficial undergraduate transcripts to the ADEA PASS application: Yes

        Must submit Dental School transcripts to the program (in addition to ADEA PASS): Yes

        Must report GRE scores in the ADEA PASS application: No

        Must submit original GRE scores to the program: No

        Must upload a CV/Resume to the ADEA PASS application: Yes

        Must submit a photocopy or a notarized copy of your dental school diploma to the program: No

        Must submit Dental Admissions Test (DAT) score: No

        Must submit official NBDE score to the program: Yes

        Must submit a National Board of Medical Examiners (NBME) Comprehensive Basic Science Examination (CBSE) score. (OMS only): Yes

        Must submit a 2" x 2" photo to the program: Yes

        Must contact program for additional requirements: No

        Must visit program website for additional requirements: No

        Additional Information: 


        Program Supplemental Requirements

        Must submit supplemental application to the program: No

        Must submit supplemental application processing fee to the program: No

        Domestic Applicants:  $ 0.00

        International Applicants: 0.00

        Other (Please explain)  $

        Additional Information:  $


        Interview schedule for the current application cycle: 

        Monday, October 29th

        Monday, November 19th

        Monday, December 3rd 

      Program Requirements Part II ↑ 

        General Requirements

        Must have passed Part 1, National Dental Board Examination: Yes

        Must have passed Part 2, National Dental Board Examination: Yes

        Must have earned a D.M.D./D.D.S. degree, or equivalent: Yes

        Must have completed a one-year residency program: No

        Additional Information: 


        Background

        Must be a U.S. Citizen: No

        Can be a permanent resident?: Yes

        Permanent residents must show proof of residency: Yes

        Will accept Canadian citizens: Yes

        Must have a limited permit: No

        Must have a U.S. dental license: No

        Must be eligible for state dental license: No

        Must have a valid state dental license: No

        Must be a graduate of a U.S. or Canadian dental school: Yes

        Additional Information: 


        Additional Requirements for International Applicants

        Will accept foreign citizens (not including Canada): Yes

        Must be proficient in the English language: Yes

        Must report TOEFL score on ADEA PASS application: Yes

        Must submit original TOEFL score report to program: Yes

        Must have foreign transcripts evaluated: Yes

        Must have foreign transcripts submitted to the program: Yes

        May be considered if graduated from non-ADA accredited dental school: No

        Additional Information: 

        Must have a minimum of 90 credit hours from a US accredited undergradate insitutution.