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Swedish Medical Center / General Practice Residency (12 months)

  1. Program Contact Information ↑ 

      Program Contact:

        Dr.  Noah Letwin 

        Swedish Medical Center 

        c/o Seattle Special Care Dentistry 

        4915 25th Avenue NE Suite 205 

        Seattle, Washington  98105 

        Phone (Work): 206-524-1600 


        State Program located in: Washington 


      Program Deadline ↑ 

      ADEA PASS Application and Transcript Deadline: September 15

      Program Information ↑ 

        What date will your program start on? 06/12

        Length of Program:  12 months

        Program Number: GPR548

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

        Does your program offer any graduate degrees or certificates? Yes

          If Yes, please list Graduate degrees or certificates offered: Certificate of Completion

        Does your program participate in MATCH? No

        Estimated number of available positions for current application cycle: 5

        Does your program accept predoctoral students as externs (typically described as 1-2 weeks of voluntary, full-time, primarily observational experiences without formal educational objectives or affiliation)?:  No

      Program Description ↑ 

      Thank you for inquiring about the Swedish GPR program in Seattle.

       A full description of the program is available at


      • Medically complex/special needs patient care in both private practice and hospital settings
      • Ample general dentistry
      • Unique private practice experience including business management
      • IV sedations with certification
      • General anesthesia both in-office and O.R. settings
      • Surgical extractions and pre-prosthetic surgery (including impacted third molars)
      • Molar endos
      • Implant surgical placement and restorations
      • Robust pediatric dentistry experience
      • High-quality didactic program
      • Enthusiastic faculty representing all specialties

      Seattle is a fun city with ample things to do, both indoors and outdoors.

      Program Requirements Part I ↑ 

        Program Specific Requirements

        ADA ADAT Scores are Required: No

        ADA ADAT Scores are Accepted but Not Required: Yes

        Must upload unofficial undergraduate transcripts to the ADEA PASS application: No

        Must submit Dental School transcripts to the program (in addition to ADEA PASS): No

        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: Yes

        Must submit Dental Admissions Test (DAT) score: No

        Must submit official NBDE results to ADEA PASS: No

        Must submit official INBDE results to ADEA PASS: 

        Must submit a National Board of Medical Examiners (NBME) Comprehensive Basic Science Examination (CBSE) score. (OMS only): No

        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: Yes

        Additional Information: 

        Dental school diploma is only required for those ultimately admitted to the program; it is not part of the initial application process.

        Photos can be electronically sent to, or via regular mail.

        Program Supplemental Requirements

        Must submit supplemental application to the program: No

        Must submit supplemental application processing fee to the program: No

        Domestic Applicants:  $ 000.00

        International Applicants: 000.00

        Other (Please explain)  $

        Additional Information:  $

        Additional Information

        Please see for application information. 


        Interview schedule for the current application cycle: 

        Dependant on the COVID situation we will be back to in person interviews! If in person, the interview dates are 10/17 and 10/21. If we go back to virtual interviews, the dates will be 10/16 and 10/22.


      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: 


        Must be a U.S. Citizen: No

        Can be a permanent resident?: No

        Permanent residents must show proof of residency: No

        Will accept Canadian citizens: Yes

        Must have a limited permit: Yes

        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: 

        Applicants without U.S. Dental Degrees: Other - Contact the program

        Eligible Citizenship Types: 
        US citizen, US permanent resident
        US/ Canadian citizen, US/ Canadian permanent resident

        Other - Contact the program

        Additional Information: 

        Additional Requirements for International Applicants

        Will accept foreign citizens (not including Canada): No

        Must be proficient in the English language: Yes

        Must report TOEFL score on ADEA PASS application: No

        Must submit original TOEFL score report to program: No

        Must have foreign transcripts evaluated: No

        Must have foreign transcripts submitted to the program: No

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

        Additional Information: 

        We can ONLY accept US/Canadian dental school graduates.