The Doctor of Dental Medicine is a hands on four-year degree which prepares students for a profession in oral health. The curriculum consists of basic biomedical, behavioural and clinical sciences, cognitive and behavioural skills and the professional and ethical values training required for practice as a dental professional. Located at the Bannatyne Campus, the Faculty of Dentistry offers clinical experience and state of the art learning facilities with great student to instructor ratio.
D.M.D. Doctor of Dental Medicine - 4 years (after completion of 60 credit hour pre-study)
B.Sc. Bachelor of Science (Dent.) Program - available in the Summer Session, and includes a research component
Interesting courses and unique opportunities
The Doctor of Dental Medicine degree offers a variety of outreach programs within Canada, as well as external rotations overseas.
Admission requirements & prerequisites
Direct entry option
Direct entry is not an option for this program. Please review the Advanced Entry option section for information.
Advanced entry option
60 credit hours in an approved bachelors program; Canadian English DAT exam, Canadian Citizenship/Permanent Residency and a personal interview.
This entry option is open to students who have completed a minimum of 60 credit hours of university level study.
High school prerequisites
High School Prerequisites: Biology 40S, Chemistry 40S, Physics 40S, Pre-Calculus Math 40S (min. 50%) or Applied Math 40S (min.70%).
Many programs will require or recommend specific high school courses over and above their admission requirements. These high school prerequisites are not always required to enter the program, but they must be completed to enrol in certain university courses within it. If a student does not have a particular prerequisite when they enter the program, they may complete an equivalent upgrading course at university that will satisfy the prerequisite requirement.
More details on admission requirements, application dates and how to apply is available on the Faculty of Dentistry apply for admission page.
What is unique about this program at the U of M?
The Doctor of Dental Medicine degree offers low student to instructor ratio. With state of the art laboratories and clinics, students gain valuable direct contact with patients.
Many research opportunities are available through the Faculty of Dentistry.
Important LinksFaculty of Dentistry