Mission and Vision

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See Our Mission and Vision In Action

UBSDM Mission statement related to Diversity and Inclusion:

The University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine is committed to the University at Buffalo’s mission to promote diversity and a climate welcoming of a diverse faculty, staff and students and to foster and sustain a working and learning environment where each member of the community can succeed.

To promote this mission, and to ensure that issues of harassment, discrimination and accommodation are addressed in a timely and effective manner that does not tolerate retaliation, the UBSDM encourages faculty, staff or students who are in need of assistance in this regard to contact the University at Buffalo Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion at 716-645-2266 or diversity@buffalo.edu.

Contact Us

Office of the Dean
University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine
325 Squire Hall
Buffalo, NY 14214-8006

Phone: (716) 829-2836
Email: sdm-dean@buffalo.edu

School of Dental Medicine At A Glance

Faculty and Staff: 527 (including volunteers)
Alumni: 5,700
Academic Departments: 7

Founded: 1892
Interim Dean: Stefan Ruhl, DDS, PhD
Student Body: 408 DDS, 120 Advanced Education

Degrees and Programs:

  • DDS
  • Advanced general dentistry
  • Biomaterials
  • Endodontics
  • General practice residency
  • Oral biology
  • Oral and maxillofacial surgery/MD
  • Oral and maxillofacial pathology
  • Oral sciences
  • Orofacial pain/TMD
  • Orthodontics
  • Pediatric dentistry
  • Periodontics
  • Prosthodontics