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University of Virginia / General Practice Residency (12 months)

By June 1 applicants must complete/receive ADA or ADE program certification/diploma to comply with licensure requirements by the Virginia Board of Dentistry. 

  1. Program Contact Information ↑ 

      Program Contact:

        Dr.  Lavika Mor 

        UVA Dept of Dentistry 

        2nd Floor 

        1222 Jefferson Park Ave 

        Charlottesville, Virginia  22908-0740 

        Phone (Work): 434-924-8472 


        State Program located in: Virginia 

        Residency Coordinator  Lisa Horning 

        2nd Floor 

        1222 Jefferson Park Ave 

        Charlottesville, Virginia  22901 

        Phone (Work): 434-924-8472 


        State Program located in: Virginia 


      Program Deadline ↑ 

      ADEA PASS Application and Transcript Deadline: October 1

      Program Information ↑ 

        What date will your program start on? 07/01

        Length of Program:  12-24 months

        Program Number: GPR683

        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 awarded contingent upon satisfactory completion of the residency.

        Does your program participate in MATCH? No

        Estimated number of available positions for current application cycle: 2

        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)?:  Yes

        If available, please provide the web address for additional information:

      Program Description ↑ 

      The General Practice Dental Residency at the University of Virginia Health System offers both a one-year and two-year program designed to allow the practitioner to enhance knowledge and expand clinical skills developed in dental school.

      The program was established in 1974 and is fully accredited by the ADA. Applicants are selected yearly to fill open positions.

      Department of Dentistry | University of Virginia School of Medicine

      Graduate Medical Education | University of Virginia School of Medicine

      Program Requirements Part I ↑ 

        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: 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: Yes

        Must submit official INBDE results to ADEA PASS: No

        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: 

        Program Supplemental Requirements

        Must submit supplemental application to the program: No

        Must submit supplemental application processing fee to the program: No

        Domestic Applicants:  $

        International Applicants: 

        Other (Please explain)  $

        Additional Information:  $

        Additional Information

        Must be a graduate of an American Dental Association (ADA) accredited School of Dentistry or have completed/received certification/diploma by June 1 for at least one year of an ADA accredited Advanced Dental Education program in order to comply with licensure requirements for temporary or permanent licensure by the Virginia Board of Dentistry.

        Interview schedule for the current application cycle: 

        October 17, 21, and 24

      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: 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: Yes

        Must have a valid state dental license: No

        Must be a graduate of: 

        Applicants without U.S. Dental Degrees: 

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