Program Information

Postgraduate programs at the College of Dentistry lead to attainment of a Certificate of Specialization. Applicants must have a professional dental degree from an A.D.A.-accredited dental college or school with the degree designation of Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) or Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD). 

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Advanced Education in General Dentistry (AEGD)

  • For individuals who seek advanced training in delivering comprehensive care to diverse patients.
  • Residents receive advanced training in their areas of interest, including endodontics, prosthodontics, orthodontics, oral surgery, periodontics, pediatric dentistry, implantology, TMD and more.

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  • For individuals who seek the highest standard in education and training to pursue careers in academic dentistry and/or private practice in endodontics.
  • The program provides the highest quality of diagnosing and treatment planning for various pulpal and periapical conditions to the residents of Nebraska and the Midwest.

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General Practice Residency (GPR)

  • For individuals who seek advanced experience addressing not only the dental needs of patients, but also their broader medical concerns.
  • Residents are part of an interdisciplinary health care team and have a variety of clinical and operating room experiences in both general dentistry and oral surgery.

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  • For individuals who seek a close-knit, supportive environment and personalized guidance from outstanding faculty members.
  • The program has a strong tradition of close-knit, collaborative resident teams. Our residents help each other succeed.

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Pediatric Dentistry

  • For individuals who seek an intricately designed residency experience that includes didactic experiences, hospital clinical experiences and community outreach to underserved populations.
  • This combination of experiences and focus on hands-on learning helps residents build exceptional diagnostic, clinical and critical thinking skills.

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  • For individuals who seek to develop clinical skills in diagnosis, treatment planning and therapy for patients with periodontal diseases and implant needs, and develop competence in other clinical areas such as conscious sedation.
  • Each resident's program provides a mixture of didactic instruction and clinical activity based on their past experience and future goals.

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MSIA Graduate Program

  • The UNMC Medical Sciences Interdepartmental Area (MSIA) Oral Biology Program offers opportunities for residents and graduate students to pursue a graduate degree in preparation for careers in research and academic dentistry.
  • The program emphasizes basic research on clinically important problems concerned with the biological, chemical and physical basis of issues related to oral health.

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Julie Buss  | 
Phone: 402-472-6261
Address: UNMC College of Dentistry, 4000 East Campus Loop South, Lincoln, NE 68583-0740