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Dentistry

Dentistry
Leading Dentistry Schools
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School   (degrees awarded)
New York University   (365 PhD professional practice degrees)
Boston University   (184 PhD professional practice degrees)
Tufts University   (177 PhD professional practice degrees)
University of Southern California   (172 PhD professional practice degrees)
University of the Pacific   (166 PhD professional practice degrees)
University of Pennsylvania   (142 PhD professional practice degrees)
Temple University   (136 PhD professional practice degrees)
Nova Southeastern University   (129 PhD professional practice degrees)
University of Maryland-Baltimore   (123 PhD professional practice degrees)
University of Michigan-Ann Arbor   (114 PhD professional practice degrees)
University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey   (111 PhD professional practice degrees)
Ohio State University-Main Campus   (109 PhD professional practice degrees)
University of Minnesota-Twin Cities   (109 PhD professional practice degrees)
University of California-San Francisco   (106 PhD professional practice degrees)
Virginia Commonwealth University   (104 PhD professional practice degrees)
Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis   (104 PhD professional practice degrees)
Loma Linda University   (101 PhD professional practice degrees)
University of Detroit Mercy   (99 PhD professional practice degrees)
University of Missouri-Kansas City   (99 PhD professional practice degrees)
Texas A&M Health Science Center   (97 PhD professional practice degrees)
University of California-Los Angeles   (95 PhD professional practice degrees)
The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio   (92 PhD professional practice degrees)
University at Buffalo   (89 PhD professional practice degrees)
University of Illinois at Chicago   (87 PhD professional practice degrees)
University of Colorado Denver   (87 PhD professional practice degrees)
University of Louisville   (86 PhD professional practice degrees)
Creighton University   (85 PhD professional practice degrees)
The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston   (83 PhD professional practice degrees)
University of Nevada-Las Vegas   (82 PhD professional practice degrees)
University of Florida   (82 PhD professional practice degrees)
Dentistry Description

A program that prepares individuals for the independent professional practice of dentistry/dental medicine, encompassing the evaluation, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of diseases, disorders, and conditions of the oral cavity, maxillofacial area, and adjacent structures and their impact on the human body and health. Includes instruction in the basic biomedical sciences, occlusion, dental health and prevention, oral pathology, cariology, operative dentistry, oral radiology, principles of the various dental specialties, pain management, oral medicine, clinic and health care management, patient counseling, and professional standards and ethics.

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