“It feels really great to be recognized for my hard work. This makes me want to strive even harder. Receiving this award makes me think that, once I start my career, I also want to give back to help students succeed.”
Ahmed Alkholeidi, DDS '16, who received a Gaylord Scholarship
The University of Maryland School of Dentistry offers a full range of high quality dental care for adults, children and patients with special needs. UMSOD also offers specialty services for patients with more complex dental needs, including: endodontics, periodontics, prosthodontics, oral-maxillofacial surgery and orthodontics. An Urgent Care walk-in clinic provides emergency services for patients experiencing pain and swelling.
We seek to enroll the highest caliber of students.
The University of Maryland School of Dentistry offers educational programs in dentistry and dental hygiene, as well as residencies in advanced general dentistry and seven dental specialties, PhD and dual degree programs. Our students receive a world-class education from exceptional faculty members in a state-of-the-art facility.
The University of Maryland School of Dentistry (UMSOD) is committed to promoting ongoing development and enhancement of the curriculum and providing a contemporary dental education for students, while ensuring their wellness. UMSOD offers many resources to enrich your education. Visit the web pages for the Office of Academic Affairs and Office of Student Affairs to learn more.
Our strong network of alumni and friends is crucial to the success of the University of Maryland School of Dentistry. Stay connected with us! Join us for a complimentary alumni reception, sign up to receive our alumni e-newsletter, share news with your classmates, learn how you can help dental students succeed and be sure to save the date for the All Alumni Reunion Weekend on May 29-31, 2015.
Working together, we can achieve even greater success. As members of a collaborative academic community, our faculty and staff are champions of the University's core values: accountability, civility, collaboration, diversity, excellence, knowledge and leadership. The School of Dentistry is dedicated to creating an environment that enables all employees to reach their full potential.
Find Your Smile at the National Museum of Dentistry!
See amazing teeth feats, marvel at George Washington's choppers (find out if they were ever made of wood), sing along to vintage toothpaste commercials and discover fascinating exhibitions that encourage good oral health habits and celebrate the heritage and future of dentistry.
Your donation to the University of Maryland School of Dentistry enables dental and dental hygiene students to succeed, supports cutting-edge research and helps fund essential oral health care for underserved patients. Thank you for your support.
New Student Orientation
Orientation for the class of 2020 begins at 8:00 am on Wednesday, August 17th, and will help familiarize incoming students with campus policies and procedures over the course of two days.