Advanced Ed – Periodontics Admissions Criteria

Applicants must:

  • Applicants must submit evidence of graduation from a school of dentistry accredited by the American Dental Association or the Canadian Dental Association.
  • Be a citizen of the United States or a foreign national with a visa permitting permanent residence.
  • A minimum dental school 3.0 GPA .
  • The Advanced Dental Admission Test (ADAT) is optional but not required. Scores should be self-reported on the PASS application.
  • Successful completion of a U.S. regional or equivalent Canadian clinical licensure exam is required prior to or no later than the end of the first year of residency.
  • Application to the optional Oral & Craniofacial Sciences MS program requires successful completion of the GRE, but the separate application to the OCS program occurs after acceptance into the Periodontics residency program. (UMKC GRE code is 6872).