Dental Education – Eastman Institute for Oral Health

Eastman Institute for Oral Health / Educational programs

At the forefront of education and research Eastman Institute for Oral Health

The Eastman Institute for Oral Health at the University of Rochester is unique among academic health centers in the United States: Despite the lack of an undergraduate dental school, we have internationally recognized dental residency programs, a dynamic oral biology research at the top of the NIDCR rankings, and strong clinical services in most dental specialties.

We offer seven postgraduate dental training and residency programs leading to Certificate of Advanced Studies or Certificate of Completion in the respective program. Several two- and three-year programs offer an additional teaching leaflet leading to a Master of Science in Dental Science.

Our robust clinical training programs provide residents with the opportunity to gain hands-on experience in a group practice environment providing oral health care to a diverse group of patients. Residents working alongside teams of highly qualified general and specialist dentists, hygienists and assistants, and other healthcare professionals. Residents also have the opportunity to participate in internships, public and community health related activities, and other additional advanced clinical experiences developed by the programs. Upon completion of training, residents are prepared for careers in specialty practice, as well as advanced general dentistry, research, and education.

The Eastman Institute for Oral Health postgraduate dental education and residency programs are accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation and have achieved non-reporting accreditation status. The Commission is a specialized accreditation body recognized by the United States Department of Education. The Commission on Dental Accreditation can be contacted at 312-440-4653, 211 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611 or

Programs for dentists trained in the United States and Canada

Our graduate medical education (GME) residency programs are designed for dentists who have obtained their dental degree from a dental school in the United States or Canada accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA) of the American Dental Association (ADA). GME residents receive an allowance (annual salary) and are eligible for fringe benefits.

Programs for internationally trained dentists

These residency programs are designed for dentists who have graduated in dentistry outside the United States of a not accredited Dental Accreditation Commission (CODA) dental school of the American Dental Association (ADA).

Contact us

Correspondence regarding application and admission procedures should be addressed to:
EIOH Admissions Office
Eastman Institute for Oral Health
Rochester University
625 Elmwood Avenue, Box 683
Rochester, NY 14620 United States

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