The two-year pediatric dentistry residency program, started after graduation from dental school, immerses dentists in scientific study and clinical experience. The trainee learns advanced diagnostic and surgical procedures, along with child psychology and clinical management, oral pathology, child-related pharmacology, radiology, child development, management of oral/facial trauma, care for patients with special needs, conscious sedation and general anesthesia.

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University of Louisville Pediatric Dental Residency Program

Pediatric Dental Residency Program
UL School of Dentistry
501 South Preston Street
Louisville, Kentucky 40202
Phone: 502-852-8000
Fax: 502-852-2191

Program Length and Number of Positions

24 months, 4 positions

Program Type

Dental School based program


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Our program offers residents a wide range of clinical experiences in an urban clinic, a clinic in the medical school and considerable hospital exposure. There is a large special needs population treated in our resident clinic. The residents complete their rotations and take ED call in the only pediatric hospital in the state of Kentucky.


The curriculum follows the ADA accreditation guidelines for basic science courses, pediatric dental seminar, literature review, research and rotations. Our graduates are capable and competent practitioners that are prepared for the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry certification exams.

Program Stipend and Tuition

Stipend - $40,000 per year
No tuition, there is a Program Fee of $7,000
Benefits include medical insurance, free parking, free meals


Multiple clinical areas, OR and ED experiences in the only children's hospital in the state, large patient population.

Admission Requirements

Candidates must demonstrate a genuine interest in pediatric and special patient care.
Applicants need to qualify for a Kentucky limited or full dental license
Internationally trained dentists must provide a TOFEL score.
Application is through PASS

Program Strengths

Louisville is the largest metropolitan center in the state of Kentucky and is the 16th larges city in the US. It has a moderate cost of living and is an enjoyable place to live.
The program provides extensive experience treating sick and special needs children. The didactic portion of the program follows ADA accreditation guidelines. The faculty is experienced clinically and in education. There is a research infrastructure at the dental school that can be used for research.

Program Faculty

Full-time Faculty-
Program Director - Ann Greenwell, DMD, MSD*
Part-time Faculty -
Liliana Rozo, DDS*
Hector Martinez, DDS
Jeffrey Crenshaw, DMD
Jere Painter, DMD

School Profile

Program Type: Combined
Program Director: Full-Time
Board Certified
Program Faculty: 1 Full-Time
4 Part-Time
2 Board Certified
Program Length: 24 Total Months
July 1 Start Date
Program Accreditation: Approved
State Licensure: Required
Number of Entering Positions: 4 - 3 GME stipend position, 1 non-stipend intern.
Tuition In-State: 0 First Year
0 Second Year
0 Third Year
Tuition Out-Of-State:
Salary/Stipend: 40,000 First Year
40,000 Second Year
Varies Third Year
Application: September 1 Deadline
Participant in National
Matching Service:
Participant in PASS: Yes
Only US citizens from ADA
accredited dental schools
US citizens from foreign dental
schools considered:
Non-US citizens from ADA
accredited dental schools
Non-US citizens from foreign
dental schools considered:
Acceptance Applicant Ratio: 123:4
Clinic Experience: Orthodontics
Conscious Sedation
Hospital Rotations
General Anesthesia
Emergency Call
Operating Room
Oral Surgery
Infant Oral Health
Medically Compromised
Mentally Disabled
Craniofacial Disorders
Physically Disabled
Community Clinics
Public Health
Minimal and Moderate Sedations
Special Health Care Needs
Behavior Guidance
Didactic Experience: Seminars
Literature Review
Case Conferences
Research Requirement: Data Collection Project
Teaching Experience: 2 Clinic Half-Days
3-4 Lecture/Presentations
Facilities: 10 Chair/Operatories
2 Clinic Receptionist
5 Dental Assistants
0 Dental Hygienists

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