Top Dental Schools in US

Following are the top leading dental schools in the US:

The University of Florida College of Dentistry
- In 2008 the College was ranked fourth among all dental schools in the United States in NIH/NIDCR funding for research.

Indiana University School of Dentistry (IUSD)
- IUSD is a past recipient of a "Partner of the Year" award from Goodwill Industries of Central Indiana, Inc.
- In 2007, IUSD was awarded two of the IUPUI campus's first 19 Signature Center grants.

The University of Alabama School of Dentistry
- It is a unit of the Medical Center of the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
- The University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

The Arizona School of Dentistry & Oral Health
- Upon completion of the four-year program, graduates will receive a doctor of dental medicine (D.M.D.) and a certificate in public health management.
- The dental education program is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation (a specialized accrediting body recognized by the United States Department of Education).

Nova Southeastern University College of Dental Medicine
- It was the first new school of dental medicine to open in the United States.
- The College of Dental Medicine programs in dentistry, advanced general dentistry, oral and maxillofacial surgery, endodontics, orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics, periodontics, pediatric dentistry, and prosthodontics are accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation.

University of the Pacific Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry
- It offers a year-round accelerated three-year DDS program.
- The school has one of the largest applicant pools in the country. Competitive applicants may need to apply several times before being invited for an interview.

List of other leading dental schools in the United States:
  • Loma Linda University School of Dentistry
  • UCLA School of Dentistry
  • University of California at San Francisco School of Dentistry
  • University of Southern California USC School of Dentistry
  • Western University of Health Sciences
  • University of Colorado Denver School of Dental Medicine
  • University of Connecticut Health Center School of Dental Medicine
  • Howard University College of Dentistry
  • Medical College of Georgia School of Dentistry
  • University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry
  • Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine
  • University of Iowa College of Dentistry
  • University of Kentucky College of Dentistry
  • University of Louisville School of Dentistry
  • Louisiana State University School of Dentistry
  • University of Maryland Dental School of the University of Maryland at Baltimore
  • Boston University Goldman School of Dental Medicine
  • Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Boston
  • Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, Boston
  • University of Michigan School of Dentistry
  • University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry
  • University of Minnesota School of Dentistry
  • University of Mississippi Medical Center
  • University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Dentistry
  • University of Nebraska Dental School
  • Creighton University School of Dentistry
  • University of Nevada at Las Vegas School of Dental Medicine
  • University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey-New Jersey Dental School
  • Columbia University College of Dental Medicine
  • New York University College of Dentistry
  • State University of New York at Buffalo
  • State University of New York at Stony Brook
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Dentistry
  • East Carolina University School of Dentistry
  • Ohio State University College of Dentistry
  • Case School of Dental Medicine of the Case Western Reserve University
  • University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
  • Oregon Health & Science University
  • Temple University School of Dentistry
  • University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine
  • University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine
  • University of Puerto Rico School of Dentistry
  • Medical University of South Carolina
  • University of Tennessee College of Dentistry
  • Meharry Medical College School of Dentistry
  • Baylor College of Dentistry, Texas A&M Health Science Center, Dallas, Texas
  • The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston Dental Branch
  • University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
  • University of Washington School of Dentistry, Seattle
  • West Virginia University School of Dentistry
  • Marquette University School of Dentistry
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