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Welcome to the College of Dentistry

As Ohio's only state-supported dental school, The Ohio State University College of Dentistry has embraced its public purpose of educating exceptionally capable and compassionate dental hygiene and dental professionals, providing care to patients, conducting cutting-edge research, and serving the community. Learn more about the College of Dentistry.

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Patient Care

Whatever your oral health care needs, chances are the College of Dentistry can meet them at our locations on Ohio State's Columbus campus. Our Student Dental Clinics, Advanced Dental Clinics and Ohio State Dental Faculty Practice offer a complete range of high-quality, affordable dental services for patients of all ages, backgrounds and geographic locations.

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Future Students

Whether you are considering dental school, interested in dental hygiene or want to specialize after receiving your DDS, The Ohio State University College of Dentistry can help you get your start. Our exceptional classroom and laboratory instruction, along with a strong hands-on clinical training program, will prepare you for success in your dental career.

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Research and Discovery

The college’s recent T32 grant helps us strengthen a robust and diverse biomedical research workforce committed to improving dental, oral, and craniofacial health.

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Community Outreach and Education

The Ohio State University College of Dentistry is committed to being a leader in caring for vulnerable populations within the state of Ohio and meeting the needs of underserved communities while preparing student practitioners to serve diverse populations.
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Diversity and Inclusion

Diversity enhances the learning experience by exposing and challenging us to consider, weigh and value the thoughts, experiences, and practices of others different from ourselves.