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
May 18 - Oct 15
July 1 - Nov 1
|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|
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.
Please e-mail questions to the Advanced Education Admissions
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.