Postdoctoral Dental Matching Program

for Residency Positions Beginning in 2020

Phase II Results Are Now Available


Information for Match Participants

Participating programs

Participating Programs

Post-Match

A list of programs with positions available in the Post-Match Process is available to registered applicants in the NMS Match System.


Phase I & II:

Consult the Participating Programs page for lists of programs that participated in the 2020 Dental Match.

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Key Dates

The Match operates on a fixed Schedule of Dates which all participants must follow. The following are key upcoming dates:

November 22, 2019: 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.

December 16, 2019: 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, 2020: 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 22, 2020: 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.

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Additional Match Information

Match Overview

Match Overview

The Dental 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.

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Rules and Policies

Rules of Participation

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 rules of the Match.

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Statistics

Matching Algorithm

The matching algorithm uses the preferences stated on the Rank Order Lists submitted by applicants and programs to fill available positions.

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Statistics

Statistics

Match statistics are a valuable resource that inform applicants and programs participating in the matching process.

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