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Dental Public Health Residency Program

The North Carolina Oral Health Section conducts a one-year professional training program for dentists who have completed formal academic training in public health, such as a Master’s in Public Health, and are seeking training in the specialty of dental public health.

The Dental Public Health Residency Program is accredited by the American Dental Association. It is based in the Oral Health Section as mandated by General Statute 130A-11 of the North Carolina Public Health Laws. The Dental Public Health Residency Program Director is Dr. B. Alex White, UNC-CH Gillings School of Global Public Health.

If you are interested in this residency in Dental Public Health, please read the Residency Program in Dental Public Health (PDF, 200 KB) brochure for information on program goals, resources, residency requirements and responsibilities, admission requirements, and the application process before completing and submitting the Dental Public Health Residency Application (DOCX, 30 KB).





Updated: September 04, 2020