Our departments specialize in some of the most challenging — and rewarding — areas of dental care and oral health.

The mission of the Department of Oral Diagnostic Sciences is to teach, conduct research, and provide service in the differential diagnosis and treatment of orofacial diseases and disorders.
The Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery provides didactic and clinical training for dental students, surgery residents and graduate students at the University at Buffalo.
Through orthodontics, practitioners help provide children, adults and seniors with straighter teeth and healthier smiles.  At UB, the Department of Orthodontics trains orthodontic residents and dental students, and offers clinical care for patients of all ages.
The Pediatric & Community Dentistry Department provides predoctoral and postdoctoral specialty training and clinical experience in the diagnosis and treatment of the developing dentition of children, adolescents and young adults.
The UB Department of Periodontics and Endodontics has played a pivotal role in training world-class clinicians, researchers and academicians who have now become leaders in dental education and research.
The Department of Restorative Dentistry is the largest and most comprehensive unit in the School of Dental Medicine, and includes the Division of Operative Dentistry and the Division of Prosthodontics.