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Apply for Residency

The University of Tennessee Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery residency program participates in both the American Dental Education Association’s (ADEA) Postdoctoral Application Support Service (PASS) and the Postdoctoral Dental Matching Program (The Match).


PASS is a centralized application service for dental students and recent graduates who wish to apply to residency programs in the United States. For more information and to apply to the University of Tennessee OMS program (ADEA# OMS281) please contact PASS at:

Postdoctoral Application Support Service (PASS)
American Dental Education Association’s (ADEA)
Phone: 202.289.8123 or 800.353.2237
Website: ADEA PASS
PASS Application Deadline: September 17
Program Application Deadline: October 1

The Match

The Match is a service that provides an orderly process to help applicants obtain placement in the postdoctoral program of their choice, and to help programs obtain applicants of their choice. For more information please contact the National Matching Services Inc. at:

National Matching Services Inc.
P.O. Box 1208
Lewiston, NY 14092-8208
Phone: 716.282.4013
Fax: 716.282.0611

Required to Apply

  • Completed application through the Postdoctoral Application Support Service (PASS).
  • Must have passed Part I, National Dental Board Examination.
  • Must be enrolled in or a graduate of an ADA-accredited United States or Canadian dental school.
  • Must be a US citizen.
  • Must report postdoctoral Dental Match Program Code in PASS Application.
  • Must submit a 2” x 2” photograph with the PASS Application 
  • Must report a score from the CBSE portion of the NBME

Required Prior to Enrollment

  • Must have passed Parts I and II, National Dental Board Examination.
  • Must have earned a DMD/DDS degree, or equivalent from an ADA-accredited United States or Canadian dental school.


If you have specific questions about the University of Tennessee oral and maxillofacial surgery residency program please contact:

Brett A. Wilson, DDS
Residency Program Director
875 Union Avenue Memphis, TN 38163
Phone: 901.448.6233
Fax: 901.448.5480

Apr 19, 2024