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Programs Offered

General Programs

The College's general programs include both General Dentistry and Dental Hygiene. Both programs follow our comprehensive care model, which integrates all aspects of a dental office into our educational training. 

Doctor of Dental Surgery, D.D.S.

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The D.D.S. program is a four-year program that prepares students with the skills necessary to become a general dentist at graduation.

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Advanced Standing for International Dentists (ASPID)

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The ASPID program offers qualified graduates of international dental programs the opportunity to earn the Doctor of Dental Surgery (D.D.S.) degree in 2 ½ years.

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Dental Hygiene, B.S.D.H.

The DH program is a two-year undergraduate program that prepares students to become registered dental hygienists.

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Advanced Education Programs

The College's advanced education programs build upon the knowledge base of a competent general dentist and broadens understanding of the biomedical sciences, behavioral sciences, and clinical sciences, as well as the social issues related to the general health and well-being of the public. Both residencies and graduate programs are offered. 

Advanced Education in General Dentistry Residency

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The AEGD residency is designed to increase the knowledge and clinical capabilities of residents and to prepare them to enter into private practice.

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Graduate Orthodontics Program

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The thirty-month orthodontic graduate program prepares graduate students to successfully practice orthodontics.

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Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

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The OMS Residency is a four-year program that prepares residents to become oral and maxillofacial surgeons. The department also offers a Fellowship, Internship and Externship. 

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General Practice Residency

OUCOD_135 copy The OU Medical Center/OU Children's Physicians Dental Clinic offers a one-year general practice residency to dentists who have received a dental degree from an accredited U.S. or Canadian dental school. 


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Graduate Periodontics

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The Periodontics three-year graduate program focuses on educating graduate students in clinical periodontics and relevant basic sciences. The department also offers an Externship. 

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