Requirements

  • The applicant must have a DMD or DDS degree, or its equivalent from an ADA-recognized school of dentistry. US citizens from foreign dental schools will be considered.
  • Candidates must have a minimum grade point average of 3.00.
  • The applicant must have passed Part I and II National Dental Board Examination.
  • The applicant must register in PASS and with MATCH. (Please read the sections below for more information.)

International medical school graduates

International medical school graduates are also eligible to apply, but must submit a copy of a current valid certificate from the Education Council for Foreign Medical Graduates with their initial application. Applicants may be considered for admission if graduated from a non-ADA accredited international dental school. International candidates should also clearly specify the details of their current visa status in the ERAS application and should note that Nicklaus Children's Hospital only sponsors J1 visas.

Application

The applicant must submit a completed application, including:

Two recent 2x2 photographs
Curriculum Vitae

The applicant must also submit a complete PASS application, including:

Three professional evaluations
Dean's letter
Most recent TOEFL score

In addition, a $50 application fee is required.

Please make money order or cashier's check payable to Nicklaus Children's Hospital Doral Pediatric Dentistry Residency. No personal check please.

Submit Application and Supplemental Information (Curriculum Vitae, photographs, and application fee) to:

Mrs. Kayleen Logo
Dr. Oscar Arevalo
Pediatric Dentistry
Nicklaus Children's Doral Outpatient Center
3601 NW 107 Avenue
3rd Floor
Doral, FL 33178

If you have any questions or if your plans change, please do not hesitate to contact our Residency Coordinator, Mrs. Kayleen Logo at (305) 418-7771 or at Kayleen.Logo@nicklaushealth.org.

Match

Residents are selected through the National Matching Services. Applicants must register on http://www.natmatch.com/ when applying.

Interview

An interview is required for acceptance. Candidates who are selected for interview invitations will be contacted via email. When submitting your application, please remember to attach all required materials to determine the interview process.