Postdoctoral Dental Matching Program
for Residency Positions Beginning in 2019
Information for Match Participants
About the Match
A list of the ORTHO, PERIO, PROS, ANES and Canadian GPR programs with positions in the post-match is available in the NMS Match System.
Consult the Participating Programs page for lists of ORTHO, PERIO, PROS, ANES and Canadian GPR programs that participated in Phase I of the Match.
NMS Match System Open for Phase II
The Match operates on a fixed Schedule of Dates which all participants must follow. The following are key upcoming dates:
December 17, 2018: The online NMS Match System will open on this date for Match participants to submit Rank Order Lists for Phase II of the Match for AEGD, US GPR, OMS and PED positions.
January 10, 2019: Final date for applicants to register to participate in Phase II of the Match.
January 11, 2019: Phase II Rank Order List Deadline: Final date for submission of applicant and program Rank Order Lists for Phase II of the Match for AEGD, US GPR, OMS and PED positions.
January 28, 2019: Results of the Match for Phase II are released to applicants and Program Directors. No action to fill positions remaining unfilled after Phase II is to be taken prior to 12:00 p.m. noon ET on this date.
The Postdoctoral Dental Matching Program (the "Match") provides an orderly process to help applicants obtain positions in postdoctoral dental education programs of their choice, and to help programs obtain applicants of their choice.Read More
Rules and Policies
Each applicant and residency must accept the terms of the Match Agreements when they register to participate in the Match, and must agree to abide by the policies and rules of the Match.Read More