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Ostrow School of Dentistry

Why Study Geriatric Dentistry?

If something is worth doing, do it well!

This is the driving philosophy behind our program. We want our graduates to be the best in the field, not just dentists with some extra training. As educators, the program we have created is innovative, exciting and challenging.

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About the Programs

1) Certificate in Geriatric Dentistry - One year program

2) Master of Science in Geriatric Dentistry - 3 years program


International Students

Applicants with foreign degrees are eligible to apply and will be considered individually upon an evaluation of their curriculum vitae and training.

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Recent News

Never Stop Learning: Dr. Mohammad Khalifeh talks about enrolling in the Orofacial Pain and Oral Medicine Program
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Dr. Mulligan receives prestigious Saul Kamen Award
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Useful Links and Events

Oral Health for Independent Older Adults: American Dental Education Association

Older Adults and Oral Health: Administration on Aging

The American Geriatric Society: GeriatricsCareOnline.org

American Society on Aging: asaing.org

Smiles for Life: A National Oral Health Curriculum

Healthy People 2020: Topics and Objectives

Breaking Down Barriers to Oral Health: American Dental Association

The State of Decay: Oral Health of Older Americans: Oral Health America

Health Resources for Older Adults: Tooth Wisdom

Geriatric Oral Health: The Missing Link to Comprehensive Care

Geriatric Pain: free best-practice pain assessment tools and resources

Colgate Oral Health Network: Oral Care for Older Patients

Page Last Updated on 02/13/2015