Selection Criteria

  • Must have graduated with a Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) or Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) from an accredited dental school in the United States or Canada.
  • Successfully completed Steps I and II of the National Dental Board Examination (NDBE).
  • Must have taken the CBSE exam.
  • Completed an application for our program through the American Dental Education’s PASS system.

Dental Student Rotations

  • Can be one of two types: 1) Traditional externship, which allows for limited active participation in clinical care or 2) An observership type rotation in which the student functions solely as an observer during the rotation.
  • Must be 3rd- or 4th-year dental student at an ADA accredited dental school.
  • Are designed to be one to two weeks in length.
  • Are taken throughout the entire year with every attempt to accommodate your requested dates.
  • Students are responsible for their own housing, meals and transportation.
  • Must submit the required application (MS Word) and background check.
  • In addition to the application, please submit a letter of interest, recent photograph, dental school transcripts and a copy of your national board scores.


Lori Warren
Program Coordinator