Overview for Applicants

Postdoctoral Dental Matching Program for Positions Beginning in 2020

The Match Process

The Match Process

Register

Applicants must register in the NMS Match System to participate in the Match.


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Apply

Applications to programs are prepared and submitted independently of the Match.


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Rank

Use the NMS Match System to submit a Rank Order List of your desired program choices.

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Results

Match results are delivered by e-mail and are also accessible in the NMS Match System.

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Key Dates

May 15, 2019: Applicant Registration opens.

August 1, 2019: List of Participating Programs is available.

October 1, 2019: Recommended date by which applicants should register.

October 28, 2019: NMS Match System opens for the entry of rankings for Phase I for ORTHO, PERIO, PROS, ANES and Canadian GPR positions.

November 15, 2019: Phase I Rank Order List deadline. No applicant registrations for Phase I accepted after this date.

November 22, 2019: Phase I results released.

December 16, 2019: NMS Match System opens for the entry of rankings for Phase II for AEGD, US GPR, OMS and PED positions.

January 10, 2020: Phase II Rank Order List deadline. No applicant registrations accepted after this date.

January 22, 2020: Phase II results released.

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