Advanced Specialty Education Program in Orthodontics
|Program Director: Richard D. Faber, D.D.S., M.S.|
The postdoctoral program in orthodontics is a 36-month, full-time program designed to meet the eligibility requirements of both the American Dental Association for specialization in orthodontics and the certifying examination given by the American Board of Orthodontics. Applicants to the program must have a D.D.S. or D.M.D. degree, or foreign equivalent. Beginning on July 1 of each year, training will take place primarily in the School of Dental Medicine and its clinical facility (the Dental Care Center) at University Hospital, and at other teaching hospitals affiliated with the dental school and Health Sciences Center such as the dental department of the Long Island Jewish Medical Center. Instruction is provided through lectures, seminars, case presentation, conferences and clinical practice.
Emphasis is on diagnostic procedures and treatment planning, and the application of clinical methods best designed to meet the treatment objectives for the individual patient.
To receive a certificate in postdoctoral orthodontics, the student must:
An application to the orthodontic specialty training program may be downloaded and printed from this website ( click on link below ) or obtained from:
Department of Orthodontics and Pediatric Dentistry
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|Year II Program Requirements |
|Year III Program Requirements |