Dentistry is an exciting profession, and the University of Maryland offers exceptional educational programs for prospective members of the oral health professions. The University of Maryland, School of Dentistry, the first school in the world to offer a science-based curriculum in dentistry, is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools.
Programs in dental education; dental hygiene education; the advanced dental education programs in endodontics, oral and maxillofacial pathology, and oral maxillofacial surgery, orthodontics, dentofacial orthopedics, pediatric dentistry, periodontics, and prosthodontics; the general practice residency program (12 months) and the advanced education program in general dentistry program (12 and 24 months) are offered and accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation and have been granted the accredited status of approval.
The University of Maryland, School of Dentistry seeks to enroll the highest caliber of students who will become exemplary health care professionals. Quality is the preeminent criterion in the admissions process. Our admissions process strives to identify applicants who possess the ability to think critically and who have demonstrated independence and self-direction. In all respects, applicants must give every promise of becoming successful students and practitioners of the highest ethical standards.