School of Dentistry Competency Statements and Competency Examinations

As stated in its mission, the School of Dentistry seeks to graduate exceptional oral health care professionals. Competency, the ability to demonstrate skill, knowledge, and attitude derived from specialized training and experience, is at the core of exceptional professionals. It relates to the treatment of the child, adolescent, adult, geriatric, and medically-compromised patient. At this Dental School, pre-doctoral dental students must demonstrate competency prior to graduation and entry into dental practice.

UM SOD Competencies

Clinical Competency Exams D3-D4 2023-2024

List of Competencies by Academic Year_2023-2024

Clinical Competency Exams D3-D4 2023-2024 Exam Type









To access the Competency Exam Manual, please use the desktop icon (Clinical and Academic Support Documentation) or go to Blackboard.