About Us

Welcome to the Department of Advanced Oral Sciences and Therapeutics. Housed within the University of Maryland, Baltimore School of Dentistry – the world’s first dental college - our department is comprised of five divisions:

Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering

The Biomaterials & Tissue Engineering division focuses on the development of novel bioactive and resorbable scaffolds and biomimetic and injectable carriers, as well as the use and delivery of stem cells and growth factors for tissue engineering, bone regeneration, and dental and craniofacial repairs.

 Dental Hygiene

The Dental Hygiene division strives to offer evidence-based education that enhances the awareness, appreciation and utilization of dental hygienists in health care, research, educational and community settings.


The Endodontics division aims to educate students in the diagnosis, treatment, and/or management of the endodontic patient through critical thinking and a logical approach.


The Periodontics division strives to ensure students acquire the most current knowledge and skills in periodontics and teach to the highest standards of patient-centered care, as well as train periodontists to the highest level of knowledge and clinical competency of the specialty.


The Prosthodontics division aims to educate students to state-of-the-art dental treatment that includes dental implants, comprehensive rehabilitation, veneers, dentures and maxillofacial prosthodontics.