MASTERS DEGREE PROGRAMS

Dental Hygiene

A two year program that provides opportunties to conduct research in basic, behavioral, and clinical sciences and to serve the university, the profession, and the community.

Endodontics

A three year program designed to train dentists to become experts in oral pain management.

Orthodontics

A three year program to produce leaders in orthodontics, whether in clinical practice, teaching, or research.

Pediatric Dentistry

A 30 month program designed to prepare qualified dentists for specialized private practice, teaching, research, or service within a large hospital.

Periodontics

A three year program designed to diagnose oral diseases, periodontics and dental implant treatment planning, comprehensive therapy, and to develop future leaders in the specialty of Periodontics.

Prosthodontics

A three year program focusing on all phases of oral rehabilitative treatment, including implant placement. The program emphasizes complex interdisciplinary dental treatment utilizing the latest innovations in Digital Dentistry.

Restorative Dentistry

A three year program that provides advanced clinical training in direct and indirect esthetic restorations, crown & bridge and implant rehabilitation, incorporating CAD/CAM and other current digital dentistry advancements.

PHD PROGRAMS

OHS PhD

A multi-year PhD program for students with strong mathematics and science background who have completed clinical dental training.

DDS/PHD

Eight year program provides training in dentistry and research through a series of clinical and research experiences and course work.

Dental Specialty and PhD Program

Six year program designed to build advanced knowledge and skillsets in scholars who aspire to become clinician-scientists to advance our understanding of craniofacial diseases and disorders.

HOSPITAL RESIDENCIES

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Residency

A comprehensive six year education program that complements previous dental training with broad exposure to oral and maxillofacial surgery across a clinical population of diverse and complex cases.

General Practice Residency

An intensive one year hospital-based training program that equips residents to work in multidisciplinary teams to deliver the best comprehensive care to patients with complex needs and conditions.

Oncology/Microvascular Surgery Fellowship

A 1 to 2 year program to train oral and maxillofacial surgeons in the diagnosis, treatment, and long-term management of patients with benign and malignant lesions of the head and neck.

Orofacial Pain Residency

A two-year program to provide advanced training in the clinical dentistry and applied basic and behavioral sciences to understand pain mechanisms to accurately diagnose, treat and rehabilitate patients with orofacial pain disorders and dental sleep medicine.

NON-DEGREE PROGRAMS

Craniofacial Orthodontics Fellowship

A one year clinical fellowship for orthodontists in the care of patients with craniofacial anomalies, syndromes, and associated special needs. A certificate is awarded after successful completion of this CODA accredited program.

Endodontics

A four to six month program, focused on advanced and comprehensive academic and clinical experience in Endodontics with the emerging and advanced technology.

International Team for Implantology (ITI)

A one year progam at the Clinical Research Core, ITI Scholars work closely with Graduate Students and Fellows in prosthodontics, pediatric dentistry, orthodontics and oral and maxillofacial surgery at the School of Dentistry, providing a unique interdisciplinary experience.

Orthodontics

A fast-paced and enriching twelve month course to provide solid foundational knowledge in orthodontics and training in scientific methodology.

Periodontics

A six or twelve month in-depth experience in the realm of periodontology and periodontics, involving clinical, didactic, and research training.

Prosthodontics

A four or ten month comprehensive academic exposure and experience to meet the changing needs of a diverse patient population, enhancing knowledge and skills in the area of prosthodontics and implant dentistry.

Regenerative Dentistry

A one year training in the space of biomaterials and tissue engineering applied to dental, oral, and craniofacial tissue regeneration, through didactic, research, and clinical experiences.

Restorative Dentistry

A six or twelve month program to enhance fundamental restorative principles and to correlate oral sciences with clinical decision making and patient treatment.