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Georgia School of Orthodontics is now accepting applications for our Orthodontic Residency Program Class of 2028.

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Admissions Tours and Shadow Experiences

Georgia School of Orthodontics is now accepting applications for our Orthodontic Residency Program Class of 2028. Please find more information regarding the admissions process below.

We are now certified to enroll F-1 nonimmigrant students. Please see the “International Residents” section of the application for more information regarding applicants who are not U.S Citizens/ Green Card Holders.

The Sallie Mae® Graduate School Loan for Health Professions is now available to our applicants to cover tuition, fees, and living expenses for the first year of the program. Sallie Mae approves loans on an annual basis. You must apply every year to be approved for funding. Loan applications for the Class of 2028 will open September 16th, 2024. Loans approved before September 16th will not be accepted as they will expire prior to the start of the Fall 2025 term. To apply for the loan, click here and select “Post-Graduate Certificate” on the loan application page. Please contact Sallie Mae at 1-800-472-5543 regarding questions about the loan program and eligibility.

The Program in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics earned the status of “Approval without Reporting Requirements” from the Commission on Dental Accreditation in August 2019. The Commission is a specialized accrediting body recognized by the United States Department of Education. For more information regarding this process, you may contact the Commission on Dental Accreditation at (312) 440-4653 or at 211 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611.

Admissions for Class of 2028

Georgia School of Orthodontics is now accepting applications for the Class of 2028 Orthodontic Residency Program. The Class of 2028 will enroll in August of 2025. More information regarding the application is forthcoming. Please find our application deadlines below:

MATCH Application Cycle (May 8 – October 1, 2024)

The Match cycle is our early admissions cycle for applicants participating in the National Dental Match. Our Match cycle opens May 8 and closes October 1, 2024. You must sign up with the National Dental Match and receive a Match number in order to be considered during the Match cycle. We award one diversity scholarship during the Match admissions cycle. More information regarding the scholarship will be located within the application. Please find helpful links below:

  1. Postdoctoral Dental Matching Program
  2. Overview for MATCH Applicants
  3. Rules of the Dental MATCH

Post-Match Application Cycle (May 8, 2024 – February 1, 2025)

The Post-Match cycle is our general admissions cycle for applicants NOT participating in the Dental Match. Applicants are more than welcomed to apply starting May 8th, however, Post- Match applications will not be reviewed until December 1st, 2024 once the match cycle has been completed.

General Application Notes:

  1. U.S National Dental Board Examination– This is required for ALL applicants including foreign trained dentists.
  2. Dean Evaluation- All applicants must have a Dean’s evaluation. Please plan to contact the Dean of your dental school for the evaluation once the application becomes available. You will be able to send them the evaluation through the application platform.
  3. Tuition Rates- Tuition and fees information for the Class of 2028 will be included in the application. This information will become available once the application opens on May 8.

Admissions Tours and Shadow Experiences

Georgia School of Orthodontics is now hosting admission tours and shadow experiences May – July for dental students and prospective applicants interested in learning more about our academic programs. Additional tours for August – October will be added at a later date. In order to schedule a tour, you must identify as a dental student or graduated dental student.

The admissions tour is a half-day experience. The tour includes an admissions and academic presentation along with a tour of the facility. You may also add an option to shadow a resident in one of our clinics for a full-day at GSO. There are a limited number of spots for the tour and the shadow experience. If there is no more availability for the date you wish to select, please select another date. To schedule your tour or experience please follow the steps below.

1. Click a button below to sign up for a date:

Admissions Tour

Shadow Experience

2. Complete this form:

A representative from the office of admissions will be in touch with you within 24-48 hours of your request. Please send any inquiries to

Admissions for the Orthodontic Fellowship

The Georgia School of Orthodontics is currently accepting applications for the Class of 2024 Orthodontic Fellowship Program. In order to apply, you must click the link above to create your account in the application portal. Next, you must complete the Fellowship Application Form and upload the required documents into the portal.

Please note that we are accepting applications on a rolling basis. If you have any questions, please reach out to the Office of Admissions at 770-538-1506 or

Fellowship application Form

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