UW School of Dentistry

Interview/Skills Testing Phase

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UWIDDS Office Phone


Memory Brock
Program Manager

UW International Dentist
Program (UWIDDS)
UW School of Dentistry
1959 NE Pacific Street
Health Sciences Center, D-322
Box 356365
Seattle, WA 98195-6365

Email: idds@uw.edu

Individuals selected for the interview/skills testing phase of the application process will be notified upon completion of file review and secondary application; which has been requested of selected applicants.

The three day skills/interview session will be conducted between late July 2015 and September 2015. Applicants selected for interview will be notified as early as possible to accommodate  ease in travel arrangements.

These sessions will consist of an orientation to the dental school, interviews with selected faculty, and dental skills psychomotor assessments.

Entering students will be selected from those individuals who present for interviews and skills testing. A nonrefundable dental skills testing fee is required of applicants invited for this phase of the UWIDDS admissions process. This fee is not applied toward tuition or other fees and is payable at the time of acceptance for the interview.

The candidates will be required to perform restorative and fixed prosthodontic procedures on manikin and plastic teeth and a written case based exam. Requirements will be communicated to the candidates beforehand. All hand instruments, hand pieces, plastic teeth and study models will be provided. The end result will be graded blindly as in our regular courses and will be part of the basis for acceptance.