Postdoctoral Overview of Graduate Dental Education Programs

Rutgers School of Dental Medicine (RSDM) is the only school of dentistry in the state. It offers postgraduate specialty training in Endodontics, General Practice, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Oral Medicine, Orthodontics, Pediatric Dentistry, Periodontics and Prosthodontics. It also offers combined advanced degree Masters programs-clinical specialty programs with the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences.

Please see our Graduate program list

All Postgraduate students are enrolled in a two year Core curriculum (PGY-1, PGY-2) managed by the Office for Academic Affairs. The Rutgers School of Dental Medicine Office of Research through the Department of Oral Biology offers a Rutgers School of Dental Medicine Seminar Series.

Possibilites for clinical and basic research abound in these two schools as well as in the adjacent University Hospital and New Jersey Medical School. A large variety of biomedical expertise is available to students and residents in the form of world-renowned faculty as well as a multitude of publications present in the state of the art George F. Smith Library of Health Sciences. A modern computer center and academic media center are also able and ready to help with communications and presentations, when necessary.

For more information about post graduate programs, please call the Admissions Office at (973)972-3636 or contact the graduate program director.

The application form is available here.

*CODA Accredited Program