Postgraduate Dental Education Programs

The College of Dentistry offers postdoctoral education in the Departments of Oral Surgery, Periodontolgy, Pediatric Dentistry, Prosthodontics and Orthodontics that satisfy the educational requirements of the respective specialty boards. The Master of Science degree is awarded at the completion of the requirements of the Graduate Orthodontic Program, Prosthodontic Program and Periodontology Program and may be granted at the end of the program in Pediatric Dentistry. On completion of an optional third year and fulfillment of the thesis requirement, students can receive the Master of Dental Science degree (M.D.S.). A certificate of proficiency is awarded following completion of the program in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and for non-masters students in Pediatric Dentistry. Course work for non-degree and non-specialty students may be provided in special circumstances.

Advanced Education in General Dentistry Program

An Advanced Education in General Dentistry (AEGD) Program is operated under an agreement with the Lutheran Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York. For an application and information, call Dr. Anna D’Emilio at 718-630-8901 or Dr. Sue Langham (UTHSC College of Dentistry) at 901-448-2242.

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Contact Us

UTHSC College of Dentistry
Office of Postgraduate Affairs

875 Union Avenue
Memphis, Tennessee 38163

Office: 901-448-6930
Fax: 901-448-1294

Associate Dean
Postgraduate Affairs

David R. Cagna, D.M.D., M.S.

Administrative Coordinator

Nancy Wilson