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Advanced Education

The School of Dental Medicine occupies facilities in Squire and Foster Halls on the University at Buffalo's health science-oriented Main Street (South) Campus. Laboratories, research facilities, and the latest in clinics offer the postgraduate and graduate student research and educational opportunities in six departments in the School of Dental Medicine, as well as specialty certification in various certificate programs.

Established in 1892 as the School of Dentistry with 46 students and 10 faculty, the programs and scope of the school as well as its name and orientation, have expanded. Today, the school offers education and training leading to the D.D.S., M.S., and Ph.D, degrees, as well as certificates of proficiency in seven specialty practice areas.

Program Certificate Masters Doctorate Application Process Application for Fall 2017 Enrollment
        US & Canadian 
Advanced Education in 
General Dentistry
May 18 - Oct 15
UB Gradmit
July 1 - Nov 1
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Biomaterials     UB Gradmit UB Gradmit Visit site on far left for application deadlines
Endodontics     PASS May 18 - Aug 1
Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology     UB Gradmit May 2 - Nov 1
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery     PASS May 18 - Nov 15
Oral Biology     UB Gradmit thru February 1
Oral Sciences     UB Gradmit thru February 1
Orthodontics   PASS May 18 - Sept 1
Pediatric Dentistry √      PASS May 18 - Oct 3
Periodontics  **     UB Gradmit May 2 - Aug 31
Prosthodontics     UB Gradmit May 2 - Aug 31
TMD and Orofacial Pain Program √ *     UB Gradmit June 1 - Dec 1

* Combined with MS in Oral Sciences: conferred simultaneously
** Combined with MS in Oral Sciences or PhD in Oral Biology: conferred simultaneously

NOTE: The SDM Advanced Education academic unit awards multiple degrees and certificates with synchronous conferral; both portions of a multiple-award program are awarded simultaneously at the conclusion of the entire program of study.

The School of Dental Medicine co-sponsors a General Practice Residency program with Roswell Park Cancer Institute. Information about the program and application procedures are outlined on RPCI's website.  


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Please e-mail questions to the Advanced Education Admissions Coordinator

The University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine adheres to the University at Buffalo's Statement of Non-Discrimination. The full statement may be viewed as published on the University's Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion website.