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University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine / General Practice Residency (12 months)

University of Colorado General Practice Residency does not require the ADAT and does not accept foreign trained Dentists. Must have graduated from a US or Canadian Dental school with a DDS/DMD 

  1. Program Contact Information ↑ 

      Program Contact:

        Program Director  Dr. Sheila O. Stille 

        The University of Colorado Denver School of Dental Medicine 

        13065 E. 17th Avenue, Rm 104A 

        GPR Program mail stop F847 

        Aurora, Colorado  80045 

        Phone (Work): 303-724-6922 


        State Program located in: Colorado 


      Program Deadline ↑ 

      ADEA PASS Application and Transcript Deadline: October 1

      Program Information ↑ 

        What date will your program start on? 06/23

        Length of Program:  12 months

        Program Number: GPR515

        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 for GPR completion

        Does your program participate in MATCH? Yes

        Estimated number of available positions for current application cycle: 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 ↑

      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): 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: 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: No

        Must contact program for additional requirements: No

        Must visit program website for additional requirements: No

        Additional Information: 

        Our program does NOT require the ADAT. We will, however, review the ADAT if you take it. We understand that some Dental Schools are not requiring the NBDE and have moved to the INBDE.  We would like the results of whichever test you take.

        All information required for application is submitted through ADEA PASS.

        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:  $

        Not applicable to ouiur program

        Additional Information

        You must have graduated or are graduating from a US or Canadian CODA accredited dental school with a DDS or DMD

        Interview schedule for the current application cycle: 

        Tuesdays and Thursday day end of October to Mid- 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: 

        We understand that some schools are using the INBDE instead of the NBDE.  WE will evaluate whichever exam you submit.


        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: Yes

        Must have a valid state dental license: No

        Must be a graduate of: 

        Applicants without U.S. Dental Degrees: 

        Eligible Citizenship Types: 

        Additional Information: 

        We accept graduates of US and Canadian Dental School

        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: 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: 

        Must have graduated from a US or Canadian ADA accredited Dental School