DScD in Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics

A limited number of candidates are accepted into the Doctor of Science in Dentistry program, which takes at least two years in addition to the CAGS in Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics program to complete. Candidates must complete all basic science and clinical requirements for the program as listed below. In addition, the program requires that candidates complete a major research effort related to orthodontics. This research is usually conducted in conjunction with research faculty of the University.

Other coursework may be assigned at the discretion of the research advisor and the department chair.

DScD Curriculum

In addition to the requirements for the CAGS in Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics program, the following is required:

Year 1

  • SDM OR 994 Research: Orthodontics

Year 2

  • SDM OR 995 Research: Orthodontics