These programs range in length from 12 to 48 months. Upon completion, the graduate earns a certificate of specialty training and is eligible to take specialty board exams. Some graduates of the OSU College of Dentistry may also have the opportunity to earn a Master's of Science degree in dentistry. The College of Dentistry at Ohio State also offers a PhD program in Oral Biology, intended for graduates pursuing a career in academic dentistry or research.
Research & Continuing Education
Research is integral to the College of Dentistry at Ohio State. Students and faculty alike participate in both clinical and laboratory research. The College has a dedicated clinical research center facility to accommodate its clinical studies. OSU College of Dentistry also hosts an annual "Research Day" for students and faculty.
Continuing dental education provided through the Ohio State University College of Dentistry includes both live and online courses. The goal of these continuing education programs is not only to address the current needs of dental professionals but also to respond to changing concepts in the delivery of dental health care.
Community Outreach & Clinic Services
The Ohio State University College of Dentistry takes community service seriously. The school participates in numerous outreach programs including the Appalachian Geriatric Dental Program; the Ohio project, which provides community-based dental care to underrepresented populations; a mobile dental clinic; the Children's Hospital Dental Clinic; and a tobacco cessation clinic.
The OSU College of Dentistry offers primary care and a full range of specialty clinics. Patients can choose to receive care from a dental hygiene student in the dental hygiene clinic; a second-, third-, or fourth-year student in the student dental clinic; a graduate dental student in the graduate clinic; or an experienced faculty member in the faculty practice clinic.
The Ohio State University College of Dentistry is located at:
Address: 305 W. 12th Ave.
Columbus, OH 43210
Phone: (614) 292-2401