Prospective Students

Virtual Advising: About Ohio State College of Dentistry

#OSUCoD

  • Only public dental school in Ohio
  • 4th largest public dental school in the U.S.
  • Only public dental school in Ohio that offers Master’s in Dental Hygiene
  • Only program in the state that trains dentists alongside hygienists
  • 4-yr. DDS program
  • B.S. Dental Hygiene
  • 115,000 yearly patient interactions in Student Dental Clinic
  • Each day, 450 patients are seen in the Dental Clinics
  • Offer 7 of the 9 ADA recognized specialties
  • Including one of 14 oral and maxillofacial pathology programs in the country

ADA Recognized Specialties at Ohio State College of Dentistry:

  • Endodontics (27 months)
  • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (4 yrs.)
  • Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology (3 yrs.)
  • Orthodontics (33 months)
  • Pediatric Dentistry (24 months)
  • Periodontics (3 yrs.)
  • Prosthodontics (3 yrs.)

Other Advanced Education Programs at Ohio State:

  • Dental Anesthesiology (3 years)
  • General Practice Dentistry (12 months)
  • Oral Biology PhD (5-6 yrs.)
  • DDS/PhD (7 yrs.)