The Maurice H. Kornberg School of Dentistry, Temple University
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Description of Programs
Kornberg School of Dentistry has two programs for foreign trained dentists.
Dentists Program: This
24-month program will accept experienced dentists who graduated from
international dental schools and who have graduated from 1) a CODA-accredited
residency or postgraduate program, or 2) have graduated from a non-CODA graduate
programs in peer schools, and 3) have at least 2 years of clinical experience
after their first dental degree. Preferences will be given to applicants
with advanced clinical experience and who match the standards for competency
expected from students moving into the junior year of the dental school at
Temple University. Applicants must have passed Part I and Part II of the
National Dental Examination Board before matriculation, A TOEFL score of
100 or higher, or equivalent English Language test scores, is
required. Admission into the program will be based as well on
assessment of preclinical skills, communication skills, and an oral examination
conducted by the program’s search committee. The school places high
weight on ethical and professional conduct and evidence for desire to learn and
innovate. The program operates in a comprehensive general dentistry clinic that
will simulate real-life private practice. The two year program will begin in
June, 2019. The application deadline is January
Attrition Based Program: Temple University Kornberg School
of Dentistry will also offer vacated seats in the 2nd or 3rd year of the
pre-doctoral program to qualified foreign trained dentists. Students accepted
to this program must have graduated from an international dental school outside
the U.S. or Canada, have passed Part 1 and Part 11 of the National Board Dental
Examination and have a TOEFL examination score of 100 or above. Classes will
begin for the attrition based program in August, 2019. The application deadline
is January 15, 2019.
The Maurice H. Kornberg School of Dentistry,
Office of Admissions and Student Affairs
3223 North Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19140
Length of Program: 2nd year class (36 Months); 3rd year class (24 Months)
Program Deadline: January 15, 2019
All Documents Must be Received by January 15, 2019
Start Date*: See start dates above
Class Size: Attrition Program: Based on space availability;
International Program: 10 Seat Maximum
Degree Awarded: D.M.D.
Requirements to apply to program
English Language Proficiency
- Must be proficient in the English language.
- All applicants must successfully complete the TOEFL
IBT with a score of 100 or above for the Attrition based program and the
two-year International Dentists Program. TOEFL score must be current; no more
than two years old.
or notarized copy of TOEFL examination will be requested by the school if invited to interview.
National Board Dental Examination Requirements
requires passage of NBDE Part I and Part II to be considered for admission into
the Attrition Program 3rd year or the Two Year International Dentists Program.
or notarized copies of NBDE will be requested
by the school if invited to interview.
Advanced Dental Admission Test (ADAT)
- Completion of the ADAT is not required for admission to the program.
Letter of Evaluation
- Program requires two Letters of Evaluation written
within one year from the date of application. One letter must be from the
Dean of the dental college attended and one letter from a Science
Professor or Dental Professional.
- Letters of Evaluation must be submitted to ADEA CAAPID no later than January 15, 2019.
Transcripts and Evaluations
- Applicant must submit to ADEA CAAPID a detailed ECE.
- The supplemental application and the supplemental application fee request will be emailed to applicants.
Other documents that should be sent directly to the program (not to ADEA CAAPID):
- Supplemental application and fee must be received by the dental school upon request.
- A skills
Assessment Examination will be required for candidates who are invited to interview
Please visit the website at www.temple.edu/dentistry for details.