Rady Faculty of Health Sciences: College of Dentistry
Faculty of Dentistry

Program description

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 College of Dentistry offers clinical experience and state of the art learning facilities with great student to instructor ratio.

Program options

    Degree options

    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

    * This program is only available to students registered in the DMD program.

    Interesting courses and unique opportunities

    Exchange opportunities
    The Doctor of Dental Medicine degree offers a variety of outreach programs within Canada, as well as external rotations overseas.

    Professional opportunities

    • Dentist
    • Periodontist
    • Orthodontist
    • Pediatric Dentist
    Note: Upon successful completion of the Doctor of Dental Medicine degree and the National Board Examinations, students will have the opportunity to work in private practice and hospital settings, teaching, and research.

    Admission Requirements

    Visit the application for admission page to learn about admission requirements, application dates and how to apply.

    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 College of Dentistry.

    Important Links

    College of Dentistry
    College of Dentistry - Graduate Programs