The Maurice H. Kornberg School of Dentistry, Temple University
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Description of Programs
The Kornberg School of Dentistry has two programs for
foreign trained dentists.
Two Year International DMD Program: This
24-month program will accept experienced dentists who graduated from
international dental schools. Preferences will be given to applicants
with advanced clinical experience and who match the standards for competency
expected from students moving into the junior year of the dental school at
Temple University. Applicants must have passed Part I and Part II of the
National Dental Examination Board before matriculation. A TOEFL score of
100 or higher is required. Admission into the program will be based as
well on assessment of preclinical skills, communication skills, and an oral
examination conducted by the program’s search committee. The school
places high weight on ethical and professional conduct and evidence for desire
to learn and innovate. The program operates in a comprehensive general
dentistry clinic that will simulate real-life private practice. The two-year International
program will begin in June, 2021. The application deadline is July 15, 2020.
Three Year International DMD Program: Temple
University Kornberg School of Dentistry will also offer vacated seats in the
2nd year of the pre-doctoral program to qualified foreign trained dentists.
Students accepted to this program must have graduated from an international
dental school outside the U.S. or Canada, have passed Part 1 and Part 11 of the
National Board Dental Examination and have a TOEFL examination score of 100 or
above. Classes for this program will begin in August, 2021. The application
deadline is July 15, 2020.
The Maurice H. Kornberg School of Dentistry,
Office of Admissions and Student Affairs
3223 North Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19140
Length of Program: 2nd year class (24Months); 3rd year class (36 Months)
Program Deadline: January 15, 2020
All Documents Must be Received by January 15, 2020
Start Date*: See start dates above
Class Size: Two Year Program: 10 Seats
Three Year Program: Based on Availability
Degree Awarded: D.M.D.
Requirements to apply to program
English Language Proficiency
be proficient in the English language.
applicants must successfully complete the TOEFL IBT with a score of 100 or
above for the two-year and the three-year International Dentists Programs.
TOEFL score must be current; no more than two years old.
- A copy
of TOEFL examination will be requested by the school if
invited to interview.
National Board Dental Examination Requirements
requires passage of NBDE Part I and Part II to be considered for admission
into the 2nd or 3rd year International Dentists
- NBDE verification
will be requested by the school if invited to interview.
Advanced Dental Admission Test (ADAT)
of the ADAT is not required for admission to the program.
Letter of Evaluation
requires two Letters of Evaluation written within one year from the date
of application. One letter must be from the Dean of the dental college
attended and one letter from a Science Professor or Dental Professional.
of Evaluation must be submitted to ADEA CAAPID no later
than July 15, 2020.
Transcripts and Evaluations
must submit to ADEA CAAPID a detailed Educational
Credential Evaluators (ECE) report no later than July 15, 2020.
supplemental application and the supplemental application fee request will
be emailed to applicants.
Other documents that should be sent directly to the
program (not to ADEA CAAPID):
application and fee must be received by the dental school upon request.
skills Assessment Examination will be required for candidates who are
invited to interview.
Please visit the website at www.temple.edu/dentistry for