“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 and the entire University of Maryland Baltimore campus are closely monitoring the rapidly changing developments involving Coronavirus (COVID-19). We are in constant contact with and adhere to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) guidelines about COVID-19. We ask that our patients of the School of Dentistry take note of the following information:
The School of Dentistry is doing a gradual reopening of clinic operations. The reopening of clinics will be done in stages. The School of Dentistry is making important safety-related changes, including enhanced air filtration and disinfection protocols, that exceed CDC guidelines for dental practices to ensure the safest environment for clinical care. Students, residents, faculty, and clinic support staff will begin reaching out to our patients of record. Please continue to refer to this website for the latest updates and other announcements.
Emergency care will be available. The School of Dentistry will continue to provide emergency care for all patients of record.
If you are a patient who has traveled to a country with a CDC Level 3 Travel Noticewe ask that you self-isolate at home for at least 14 days from the time that you returned to this country.
Patients with the flu or flu-like symptoms (fever, coughing, difficulty breathing) should not come to the dental school and should reschedule their appointments to a later date after symptoms have cleared.
The University of Maryland is regularly updating its Coronavirus information page with the latest information and recommendations to promote a safe and healthy environment for the university community.
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 June 8-9, 2018.
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.
Learning is a lifelong journey that continues after graduation from dental school. Our goal at the University of Maryland School of Dentistry is to provide you with the highest quality continuing dental education programs available today. Our current course offerings are just a click away, and you can easily register for all of our programs online.
The Dean’s Faculty comprises dedicated alumni and non-alumni volunteer dentists and dental hygienists who contribute significantly to the mission of the University of Maryland School of Dentistry.
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.