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Dental Residency Program

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VA Western New York Healthcare System is committed to a program of equal opportunity. Every resident applicant will receive equal consideration without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation or any other non-merit factor.

To be eligible for post graduate training in the Advanced Education in General Dentistry Program, a resident must be a graduate of an accredited North American dental school.

Applicants must submit through PASS, the Postdoctoral Application Support Service and the National Matching Service Program. Our program code is 3067.


Postdoctoral Application Support Services
American Dental Education Association (ADEA)
1625 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W. Suite 600
Washington, D.C. 20036-2212
Telephone: 202-667-9433 *

National Matching Service, Inc.
Suite 301
Box 595 Bay Street
Toronto, Ontario Canada
M5G 2C2
Telephone: 416-977-3431
Fax: 416-977-5020 *


National Matching Services, Inc.
P.O. Box 1208
Lewiston, N.Y. 14092-8208
Telephone: 716-282-4013
Fax: 716-282-0611

Those individuals who have completed their application and meet standards for acceptance, will be invited for an interview. Completed application to this program should be filed no later than October 1. Interviews will be granted to selected applicants during two Saturdays in the month of November.

The Commission On Dental Accreditation
The Advanced Education In General Dentistry Program is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation and has been granted the accreditation status of Approval without reporting requirements. The Commission is a specialized accrediting body recognized by the United States Department Of Education.

Opportunity To File Complaints
The Commission on Dental Accreditation will review complaints that relate to a program’s compliance with the accreditation standards. The Commission is interested in the sustained quality and continued improvement of dental education programs but does not intervene on behalf of individuals or act as a court of appeal for treatment received by patients or individuals in matters of admission, appointment, promotion, or dismissal of faculty, staff or students.

The Commission will consider only written, signed complaints; oral and unsigned complaints will not be considered. The Commission on Dental Accreditation can be contacted at:

The Commission on Dental Accreditation
211 East Chicago Avenue
Chicago, IL 60611

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