Virginia Commonwealth University’s School of Dentistry aims to provide nationally acclaimed programs that endeavor to be among the best. We strive to help our students become first-rate professionals that share in our core values of honesty, integrity, hard work and dedication to the betterment of humankind.
Below you’ll find the programs offered at the School of Dentistry. Click on each one to learn more and find out how you can become a part of the school’s tradition of excellence.
The dental hygiene program requires two years of liberal arts study followed by two years of study focusing on basic and dental sciences, dental hygiene science and theory, community health, and preclinical and clinical experiences. Graduates receive a Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene.
The School of Dentistry offers advanced education beyond the D.D.S. degree is available in the following areas:
- General dentistry
- General Practice Residency in dental medicine
- Oral and maxillofacial surgery
- Pediatric dentistry*
- Postgraduate training in anesthesia for dentistry
* Indicates programs that award a Master of Science in Dentistry as well as a specialty certificate