How to Apply


Applicants who have completed a course of study at an American Dental Association (ADA)-accredited dental school, and who have graduated with a DDS or DMD are eligible to apply.

Internationally trained dental graduates should meet the following criteria:

  • Have completed 2 additional years of a CODA-accredited dental program earning a DDS or DMD
  • Have an Educational Credential Evaluation of your transcripts submitted with your application.
  • Have passed the National Board of Dental Education Part I and Part II exams.
  • Have taken the National Board of Medical Education CBSE.
  • Are eligible for a Michigan Educational Limited Dental and Controlled Substance License.
  • Are H-1B visa eligible.  For more about visa requirements at U-M, contact the U-M International Center

The University of Michigan Oral/Maxillofacial Surgery Oral program is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination and equal opportunity for all persons regardless of race, sex, color, religion, creed, national origin or ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status.

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How to Apply

The Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Residency Program participates in the Match. You must apply to our program through PASS and enroll in the Match.

Applications are due Oct. 15.

Please submit a 2x2 photo and include your name on the back of the photo along with any other application materials. Submit this directly to the program at:

Program Coordinator
University of Michigan
1515 E. Hospital Drive
Towsley Center G1218, SPC 5222
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-5222

Learn about M.D. Admissions Requirements →