The Orthodontics Mini Residency is a two-month program available to foreign-trained dentists who possess a D.M.D./D.D.S. or equivalent and have successfully completed an accredited dental program in a country other than the United States or Canada. This course aims to educate dentists on basic orthodontic concepts and prepare interested applicants to successfully integrate into the International Orthodontic Certificate Program of UAB, upon further acceptance. Applications are open year-round and admissions are offered three times per year. Please contact the Department of Orthodontics administrative office at (205) 934-4547 for specific dates.