Postdoctoral Dental Matching Program
for Residency Positions Beginning in 2019
Information for Match Participants
About the Match
The Match operates on a fixed Schedule of Dates which all participants must follow. The following are key upcoming dates:
October 1, 2018: Recommended date by which applicants should register for the Match.
October 29, 2018: The online NMS Match System will open on this date for Match participants to submit Rank Order Lists for Phase I of the Match for ORTHO, PERIO, PROS, ANES and Canadian GPR positions.
November 15, 2018: Final date for applicants to register to participate in Phase I of the Match.
November 16, 2018: Phase I Rank Order List Deadline: Final date for submission of applicant and program Rank Order Lists for Phase I of the Match for ORTHO, PERIO, PROS, ANES and Canadian GPR positions.
November 28, 2018: Results of the Match for Phase I are released to applicants and Program Directors. No action to fill ORTHO, PERIO, PROS, ANES and Canadian GPR positions remaining unfilled after Phase I 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