Advanced Education at the University of Florida College of Dentistry

Clerkship | Internship | Fellowship

* Note to Internationally-Educated Dentists: These programs WILL NOT prepare dentists to become licensed to practice dentistry in Florida. If you are interested in practicing dentistry in Florida, you will need a dental degree from an ADA-accredited dental school in order to be eligible to take the Florida Dental License examination.

The University of Florida College of Dentistry offers clerkship, internship and fellowship programs for domestic and international dental school graduates and practitioners through its Continuing Dental Education Department. The objective of these programs is to provide additional educational experiences to dentists in a specific area of subspecialty interest. The dental school currently accepts applications for advanced education in the following areas:

A Program to Fit Your Needs

Gainesville, FL


2 Days to 1 Month

A custom-study program that lasts less than one month. This program is custom scheduled to accommodate the availability of the participant and faculty.

Open to any dentist (U.S./International) with a Dental Degree.
Applications Open Year Round.

No Direct Patient Care

Gainesville, FL


9 Months or 1 Year

An educational experience that lasts between nine months and one year, this program is custom scheduled to accommodate the availability of the participant and faculty.

1 Year – Open to any Dentist (U.S./International) with a Dental Degree.
Application Deadline January 31.

9 Months – US Dentist or International Dentist with Green Card.
Application Deadline August 1.

Limited Patient Care

Gainesville, FL


1 Year

An intensive training open to any domestic or foreign dentist with a DDS, DMD or equivalent, and who has completed specialty training.
Application Deadline January 31.

Limited Patient Care


Courses will be presented by a variety of instructors including UF Faculty, other nationally recognized experts and private practitioners who are known for their standards of excellence.


UF College of Dentistry
1395 Center Drive
Gainesville, FL 32610

These programs are not intended to prepare individuals to practice a specialty. It is expected that the individuals will return to their practice or country after gaining insights and improving their experience in a specialized area for practice, teaching and patient benefit.

These programs are not eligible for federal financial aid. The University of Florida does not certify private educational loans for these programs. Students are responsible for securing their own funding