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Overview for Residencies

Postdoctoral Dental Matching Program for Positions Beginning in 2018

The Program Director of each accredited AEGD, GPR, OMS, ORTHO, PED, PERIO, PROS and ANES residency is sent an e-mail with a pesonalized link to register their residency for the 2018 Match. The registration process is completed online.

Registration Process  |  Rules of the Match  |  Schedule of Dates

Applications are reviewed and interviews are conducted independent of the Match. You are free to accept applications and evaluate applicants in any manner you like.

You can only match with applicants that have registered to participate in the Match. You should consult the list of registered applicants in the NMS Match System to ensure all of your applicants have registered to participate in the Match.

About Applications  |  List of Registered Applicants  |  About Interviews

To participate in the Match, you must submit a Rank Order List for each program you offer, on which you list your desired applicants in numerical order preference (first choice, second choice, etc.). Rank Order Lists are submitted online using the NMS Match System.

About Rankings  |  NMS Match System Guide  |  No Applicants to Rank  |   Special Requirements  |  Withdraw from the Match

Phase I results are released on November 29, 2017. Phase II results are released on January 29, 2018.

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

About Results  |  Statistics  |  Post Match Process


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