How to Apply

The Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery participates in the Postdoctoral Application Support Service of the American Dental Education Association and the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Matching Program endorsed by the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons.

To be considered for this training program, the applicant must agree to participate in the matching program. Application instructions and forms necessary to participate in the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Matching Program may be obtained by contacting:

National Matching Services, Inc.
20 Holly Street, Suite 301
Toronto, Ontario, Canada M4S 3B1
Phone:(416) 977-3431 FAX: 416-977-5020


Application to this program must be filed through P.A.S.S. If you have not already obtained a P.A.S.S. program application, you can do so by contacting them directly at:

P.A.S.S.-American Dental Education Association
1400 K St, NW, Ste1100B
Washington, DC 20005-2403
Phone: 800-353-2237 FAX: 202-289-8702


The application is available on the P.A.S.S. website, listed above.

The P.A.S.S. program will provide us with your application, dental school transcript, and three letters of recommendation, including your Dean’s letter.

Please send Curriculum Vitae to or mail to address below.

Items to send directly to Applicant Coordinator:

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Personal Statement (Optional)
  • NBDE Part I and II Scores (Official)
    • If you have not taken your part II scores by application deadline of October 1st, a letter from your dental school will be needed as to your future test date.
    • If you have taken your NBDE prior to 2013 and received a numerical score CBSE(NBME) is not required.

Applicant Coordinator
U of M Oral Surgery
7-174 Moos Tower
515 Delaware St. SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Application Deadline: October 2, 2018

Foreign Applicants: The program accepts foreign applications from individuals who have graduated from an American Dental Association Commission on Dental Accreditation accredited dental school. These schools are in the United States or Canada.