Harvard School of Dental Medicine was established in the year in 1867. The school has close affiliation with Harvard Medical School. The campus is located in the Longwood Medical Area in Boston, MA. Harvard School of Dental Medicine is one of the graduate schools of Harvard University. The school offers advanced training programs, specialty training programs, PH.D program affiliated with the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Master of Medical Sciences and Doctor of Medical Sciences degrees in oral Biology. The school has student strength of 280.
Harvard School of Dental Medicine offers a wide range of courses in the field of dental science. The school has several academic departments:
Oral and maxillofacial Surgery
Oral health policy and Epidemiology
Oral medicine , infection and immunity
Restorative Dentistry and biomaterials sciences
The school also offers continuing education for the students. The school offers postdoctoral educational programs. These programs combine advanced clinical and biomedical research training for students planning careers in academic dentistry. The school also offers Doctor of Medical Sciences in Oral Biology program; joint-degree programs combining advanced clinical training and research in health-care systems, health policy or biomedical sciences and Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery/MD/General Surgery program.
The students opting for admission in Harvard School of Dental Medicine will have to apply through the Associated American Dental Schools Application Service (AADSAS), operated by the American Dental Education Association (ADEA). The students will have to provide a complete application which consists of the AADSAS application, letter(s) of recommendation, college transcript(s), official DAT scores and the application processing fee. The application fee is $75. Interviews are also considered important for admission process.
Harvard School of Dental Medicine offers excellent housing options. Housing facility is guaranteed for the first year dental students. There are limited housing facilities for the married students. There are no parking facilities for the students. The students may also opt to live off campus. The students may find maintaining a car costly however; the students can easily opt for public transportation. The school offers several bike racks to the students.
Harvard School of Dental Medicine
188 Longwood Avenue
Boston, MA 02115