Saturday, 23 October 2021

Dr._Gabriela_Lagreca

The International Dentist Bootcamp

A Program by International Dentists for International Dentists.

The International Dentist Bootcamp is a program designed to allow the participants to develop a successful dental career in the U.S. Fostering a successful career involves recognizing the challenges and opportunities that foreign trained dentist have in the American dental education model and the value of preparation and networking in the process.


Participants of this program will receive training in the step-by-step process of the application to American dental schools for Advance Standing and Specialty programs. During the process, the participants will join and build a networking community with program directors and other successful dental practitioners in the U.S.



Thursday, March 18, 2021

  • 8:00 AM - 8:30 AM: Introduction
  • 8:30 AM - 9:00 AM: Overview U.S. Educcation
  • 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM: Application Process - NBDE - ADEA
  • 10:45 AM - 11:30 AM: International Office
  • 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM: Question and Answers
  • 12:00 AM - 1:00 PM: Lunch Break with Virtual Gallery Walk
  • 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM: Panel - Successful Alumni and Faculty
  • 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM: Lessons Learned and Reflection - Action Plan

Friday, March 19, 2021

  • 8:00 AM - 8:30 AM : Sharing is Caring - Action Plan Review
  • 8:30 AM - 10:15 AM: Personal Statement and CV Workshop
  • 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM: Our Differences is Our Strength - Global Engagement
  • 10:45 AM - 11:30 AM: Internview - Role Playing
  • 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM: Question and Answers
  • 12:00 AM - 1:00 PM: Lunch Break with Virtual Gallery Walk
  • 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM: Panel - Successful Alumni and Faculty
  • 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM: Lessons Learned and Reflection

The International Dentist Bootcamp Program provides a framework for foreign trained dentist to understand the pathways to obtaining a dental license or study a specialty program in the U.S. Using an interactive framework this program will create opportunities for internationally trained dentists to virtually engage and network with the dental community in the U.S.


By the end of the Bootcamp, participants will be able to:


  • understand the American dental education model, including recognizing the differences between predoctoral and postdoctoral programs
  • synthesize the main steps in the application process for a residency or advanced standing program and the difference between NBDE and the INDBE
  • design a compemtitive Curriculum Vitae, personal statement, and a career action plan
  • network with program directors, successful international dentists practicing in the U.S. and other foreign students currently enrolled in U.S. programs

For more informations about the registration and programs, please visit the following site: