How to Apply for a Dental Residency

Applying for a Montefiore Residency Program

Program Years Duration Residents Admitted Annually Application Deadline Application Fee Application Process Program Cost Program Director
General Practice 1 73 December 1 None PASS $5,000 Nadine Newsome DDS
Oral Surgery 4 5 October 1 None PASS $5,000 Jairo Bastidas DDS
Orthodontics 3 8 September 15 $100 Montefiore $35,000 Rajendra Rana DDS
Pediatric Dentistry 2 10 October 1 None PASS $5,000 Nuntiya Kakanantadilok DMD
Prosthodontics 3 1 August 15 None PASS $13,000 Gary Rogoff DDS

Admission Requirements for All Montefiore Medical Center Dental Residency Programs

  • D.D.S. or D.M.D. from an ADA accredited dental school (U.S. or Canadian)
  • Eligibility for a New York State Dental License or Limited Permit
  • Must be a US citizen or VISA eligible
  • Three letters of recommendation; as indicated by the PASS procedures or as indicated below for the orthodontic residency program and the pediatric dentistry residency program
  • College or university transcripts
  • National Board Dental Examination results
  • Recent photograph
  • MATCH program registration

General Practice Residency Program Application

You must participate in the MATCH program. Agreements for participation can be downloaded at www.natmatch.com/dentres.

You must participate in PASS. Click here for the Post doctoral Application Support Service. www.adea.org/PASS

For Additional Information Contact:
Ms. Agueda Maldonado
Program Assistant, General Practice Residency Program
Department of Dentistry,
Montefiore Medical Center
111 E. 210th Street, Bronx, New York 10467-2490
(718) 920-6039
agmaldon@montefiore.org

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Residency Program Application

Application to the Program is made by completing the appropriate forms provided by the Posdoctoral Application Support Service (PASS). Applicants should obtain the necessary forms by contacting PASS directly at: http://www.adeapass.org.

Selection of successful applicants will generally be made by participation in the National Dental Matching Program. All applicants are responsible for registering with the Matching Program at www.natmatch.com/dentres.

In order to be considered for the OMFS Residency Program, candidates must be graduates of an American or Canadian Dental School accredited by the American Dental Association.

All applicants who have taken Part 1 of the dental boards as a PASS / FAIL test are required to take the NBME test prior to applying for OMFS residency.

Supplemental Materials:

  • 2 x 2 picture
  • Undergraduate Transcripts
  • CV
  • NBME Test Score
  • 2 Letters of Recommendation (if not submitted with your PASS application)

All supplemental documentation should be mailed directly to:

Dr. Richard Kraut, Program Director
Department of Dentistry
Montefiore Medical Center
111 East 210th Street
Bronx, NY 10467

All applications and supporting documents must be received by October 1 for consideration for appointment on the following July 1. The Selection Committee will consider no application unless all credentials have been received. Interviews will be conducted by invitation of the Selection Committee and is usually held in December of that year, at a date to be determined.

For Additional Information Contact:
Lori O’Reilly
Coordinator, Oral and Maxillofacial Residency Program
Department of Dentistry,
Montefiore Medical Center
111 E. 210th Street,
Bronx, New York 10467
(718)-920-5993
loreilly@montefiore.org

Orthodontic Residency Program Application

The Orthodontic Residency Program at Montefiore participates in the Postdoctoral Dental Matching Program ("MATCH"). You must participate in the MATCH program. Agreements for participation can be downloaded at www.natmatch.com/dentres.

The Orthodontic residency does NOT participate in the Postdoctoral Applicant Support Service ("PASS").

Applicants are to provide the following documents in PDF format, and send via email or regular mail as requested:

  • A completed application form. For our online form, Click here.
  • Personal statement. Include your reasons for wanting to continue your education and attend our institution, your perception of the future of orthodontics. Your statement is to be limited to one page and may be submitted as a separate PDF document
  • Official college transcript – provided directly from the school or transcript service. Student transcript copies are not accepted
  • Official dental school transcript - provided directly from the school or transcript service. Student transcript copies are not accepted
  • Official copy of National Board Score via email from the ADA to chewilli@montefiore.org
  • One recent photograph – PDF format
  • Three letters of recommendation. One from an Orthodontic faculty member that you have interacted with during your Dental education. Address all letters of recommendation the Director of Orthodontics, Rajendra Rana, DDS. All letters should on official letterhead and signed. Letters are to be sent in PDF format to chewilli@montefiore.org.
  • Copy of state dental license(s) in PDF format, if applicable
  • Curriculum vitae in PDF format

The following items should to be sent via regular mail:

  • A check of $100 (processing fee) made payable to Montefiore Medical Center – Department of Dentistry
  • If you are accepted to the residency program, a $3,500 check is required; this registration fee will be applied towards the annual program cost of $35,000. The first year will incur approximately $7,000+ in additional costs for items such as a laptop computer, diagnostic software, digital camera, instruments as well as other non-reimbursable costs.

You will not be considered for an interview until all required documents and applicable fees have been received. Please submit your application to chewilli@montefiore.org

For More Information, contact:
Cheri L. Williams
Orthodontic Residency Coordinator
Montefiore Medical Center
Department of Dentistry
111 E 210th Street
Bronx, NY 10467
(718) 920-5997
chewilli@montefiore.org

Pediatric Dentistry Residency Program Application

You must participate in the MATCH program. Agreements for participation can be downloaded at www.natmatch.com/dentres.

Participation in PASS is highly recommended. Follow the instructions on the PASS website. Click here for the Post doctoral Application Support Service. www.adea.org/PASS

Admissions Requirements

Applicants must fulfill the following requirements to be considered for admission:

  • D.D.S. or D.M.D. from accredited U.S. or Canadian dental school
  • Eligibility or permit for temporary licensure in New York State
  • 3 Professional Evaluation Forms (PEF)
  • Dental and pre-professional education transcripts
  • National Board Dental Examination results
  • ADAT scores strongly recommended
  • Match code number

If you do not participate in PASS, contact the Program Director as indicated below for information on the application process.

For Additional Information Contact:
Dr. Nuntiya Kakanantadilok
Director, Division of Pediatric Dentistry
Department of Dentistry
Montefiore Medical Center
111 E. 210th Street, Bronx, New York 10467-2490;
nkakanan@montefiore.org

Prosthodontic Residency Program Application

You must participate in the MATCH program. Agreements for participation can be downloaded at www.natmatch.com/dentres.

You must participate in PASS. Follow the instructions on the PASS website. Click here for the Post doctoral Application Support Service. www.adea.org/PASS

In addition to annual tuition, residents are expected to purchase equipment and books costing approximately $3,000 at the beginning of each of the three years of the program.

For additional information contact:
Dr. Gary Rogoff
Director, Prosthodontic Residency Program
Department of Dentistry,
Montefiore Medical Center
111 E. 210th Street, Bronx, New York 10467-2490
grogoff@montefiore.org