School of Dentistry

How to Apply

Admission Requirements

All application materials for the pediatric dentistry residency program are processed through ADEA PASS, the dental program admissions application portal.

  • Graduation from a Dental School with a D.D.S., D.M.D. or non-U.S. equivalent
  • National Boards Part 1 and 2 prior to application
  • Dental education transcripts
  • Three personal potential index evaluations
  • Personal interview
  • Graduates of dental schools that have not been accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation must have successfully completed the National Boards prior to application
  • TOEFL is required of international applicants

1. Apply to PASS

All program applicants must apply through PASS (Postdoctoral Application Support Service) for the Pediatric Dentistry Certificate program. Participation in the PASS program is mandatory and we advise all applicants to apply before the deadline.

For questions or concerns, contact

Phone 617-612-2065

2. Register for the Postdoctoral Dental Matching Program

All program applicants must register with the Postdoctoral Dental Matching Program

National Matching Services
20 Holly Street, Suite 301
Toronto, Ontario
Canada M4S 3B1

3. Send additional materials by email only:


  1. A 2x2 inch Photo

Selected candidates will be notified to participate in an interview at the UT Health San Antonio School of Dentistry.

4. Register for one of our virtual externships as follows:

UT Health San Antonio Pediatric Dentistry Program will be offering a Virtual Externship experience. The Virtual Externship is intended for potential applicants to view in lieu of physically visiting our campus. It is meant to provide interested applicants with an introduction to our program, faculty, and residents. There will be a Q & A session following the presentation.

The Externships will be held on the following dates: TBD

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. If you have any questions, please contact us at

Required Semester Hours Subject TCCNS Course