Advanced and Graduate Education

Tufts University School of Dental Medicine was established in 1868 as Boston Dental College. It was incorporated into Tufts College in 1899. Although founded as a school to educate students from New England, today Tufts is renowned throughout the United States and the world as a center for academic and clinical excellence. Tufts boasts over 7,000 alumni composed of individuals from all fifty states and thirty-nine countries. The majority of the alumni outside of the USA have completed an Advanced Education Certificate program. Students receive a comprehensive education emphasizing the importance of didactic coursework, clinical experience, and practice management that prepares them to enter the work force as confident, proficient clinicians.

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Tufts offers accredited advanced education programs in the following:

Also, Tufts supports an accredited General Practice Residency program in affiliation with Tufts Medical Center.

All programs lead to a Certificate of Achievement in the respective specialty. Most instruction takes place at TUSDM’s Boston campus and affiliated hospitals and institutions.

The following specialty programs also offer a Certificate of Achievement:

The following specialty fellowship programs are also available and lead to a Fellowship Certificate of Achievement.

In addition to the fellowship programs there is a One Year Oral Surgery internship