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University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine, Knoxville / General Practice Residency (12 months)


  1. Program Contact Information ↑ 

      Program Contact:

        Chair & Pogram Director  O. Lee Wilson,DMD 

        University of Tennessee Medical Center 

        Medical Center, Knoxville 

        1930 Alcoa Hwy,, Bldg. A, Ste 340 

        Dept. of General Dentistry 1930 Alcoa Hwy., Bldg A, Suite 340 

        Knoxville, Tennessee  37920-1514 

        Phone (Work): 865-305-5189 


        State Program located in: Tennessee 


      Program Deadline ↑ 

      ADEA PASS Application and Transcript Deadline: September 15

      Program Information ↑ 

        What date will your program start on? 07/01

        Length of Program:  12-24 months

        Program Number: GPR672

        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: General Practice Residency Certificates

        Does your program participate in MATCH? No

        Estimated number of available positions for current application cycle: 4-6

        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 ↑ 

      The University of Tennessee Medical Center, Graduate School of Medicine, Department of General Dentistry provides comprehensive dental care in a clinical environment for general dentistry patients, as well as a hospital environment caring for the medically compromised and special needs patient.

      Rotations in Anesthesia, Family Medicine, Oral Surgery, Sleep Apnea, Emergency Room and the County Health Department are part of the curriculum.  Exposure to Forensic Dentistry and positive identification of human remains are part of our didactic and clinical experience.




      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: 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: Yes

        Must submit Dental Admissions Test (DAT) score: Yes

        Must submit official NBDE results to ADEA PASS: Yes

        Must submit official INBDE results to ADEA PASS: Yes

        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: No

        Additional Information: 

        It is requested that a 2x2 photo be included with application.

        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)  $ n/a

        Additional Information:  $

        Additional Information

        It is strongly requested to submit a 2x2 photo.  A supplemental in-house application is completed at the time of the applicant interview.  The application is not required prior to interview.

        Review of program:


        Interview schedule for the current application cycle: 

        Wednesdays and Thursdays in October and November

      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?: Yes

        Permanent residents must show proof of residency: Yes

        Will accept Canadian citizens: No

        Must have a limited permit: No

        Must have a U.S. dental license: No

        Must be eligible for state dental license: Yes

        Must have a valid state dental license: No

        Must be a graduate of: 

        Applicants without U.S. Dental Degrees: Will Not be Considered

        Eligible Citizenship Types: 
        US citizen, US permanent resident

        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: Not Applicable

        Must submit original TOEFL score report to program: Not Applicable

        Must have foreign transcripts evaluated: Not Applicable

        Must have foreign transcripts submitted to the program: Not Applicable

        May be considered if graduated from non-ADA accredited dental school: Not Applicable

        Additional Information: