ADEA AADSAS and ADEA DHCAS
The Associated American Dental Schools Application Service (ADEA AADSAS®) lets you apply to 67 participating dental schools (66 U.S. and one Canadian) with one online application. ADEA AADSAS simplifies the application process by providing one standardized form, relieving applicants of the need to complete multiple applications.
The Dental Hygiene Centralized Application Service (ADEA DHCAS®) is the centralized application service for applicants to dental hygiene programs. For applicants who wish to become dental hygienists, or are licensed hygienists and would like to continue their education, ADEA DHCAS is the place to research programs and submit an application.
American Dental Association
Founded in 1859, the not-for-profit ADA is the nation's largest dental association, representing 161,000 dentist members. Since then, the ADA has grown to become the leading source of oral health related information for dentists and their patients.
American Student Dental Association
The American Student Dental Association is a national student-run organization that protects and advances the rights, interests and welfare of dental students.
Arizona School of Dentistry & Oral Health
Arizona's first dental school, ASDOH began addressing the nation's oral healthcare needs in 2003. ASDOH seeks students who aspire to become high-quality, community-minded leaders and dentists.
Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine
The Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine will be the premier academic dental institution promoting excellence in dental education, research, oral health care, and community service to improve the overall health of the global population.
Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine
The CWRU School of Dental Medicine has a strong legacy in training compassionate clinicians, outstanding researchers, and innovative leaders in dental education and the profession.
Columbia University College of Dental Medicine
The College of Dental Medicine, within an exceptional academic environment, supports students and faculty as they aspire for preeminence in dentistry, education, and science.
Dental College of Georgia at Augusta University
The Dental College of Georgia at Augusta University is the state’s sole dental college. Established in 1969, the DCG now provides education and training for more than 300 dental students and approximately 60 residents per year. Accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation, the college is committed to growing in its purpose of teaching, patient care, research and service.
Financing Your Dental Education
Navigating financial aid applications and deciding how you will pay for dental school can be confusing. Come speak with Paul Garrard, ADEA Consultant/Senior Advisor for Student Financial Services, to get a better understanding of financial aid and your best options.
Harvard School of Dental Medicine
Located in the heart of Boston’s Longwood Medical Area, Harvard School of Dental Medicine (HSDM) ranks as one of the preeminent schools of dental medicine in the country. HSDM educates clinicians, educators, researchers, and leaders in the profession; boasts core strength in musculoskeletal-disease research; and, offers students public health opportunities in local communities and across the globe.
Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of the USC
Since 1897, the Ostrow School of Dentistry has shaped talented students into outstanding dentists and dental hygienists. Our challenging clinical education and our expert faculty members provide future oral health professionals with the skills they need in order to become the best.
Indiana University School of Dentistry
The only dental school in the Hoosier state, Indiana University School of Dentistry (IUSD) offers an extraordinary learning environment in which teaching, research, and community service come together in the best way possible for the preparation of tomorrow’s dental professionals.
Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine School of Dental Medicine
With our commitment to quality education at an affordable cost, LECOM is determined to prepare dentists who can deliver the best healthcare outcomes. The LECOM School of Dental Medicine will build a footbridge between the present and the future of dentistry throughout Southwest Florida and other parts of the country.
Marquette University School of Dentistry
Our beautiful 120,000-square-foot dental school and clinic — Wisconsin's only — offers the most advanced clinical resources and instructional technology available, supporting a dramatically different, one-of-a kind curriculum developed by our faculty to better prepare students for dental practice and patient care.
The Maurice H. Kornberg School of Dentistry, Temple University
The Kornberg School of Dentistry promotes health through the education of diverse general and specialty dentists; provides comprehensive, patient-centered, evidence-based and outcome-driven oral health care; and, engages in research, scholarly activities and community service.
Meharry Medical College School of Dentistry
Meharry Medical College is an academic health center that exists to improve the health and health care of minority and underserved communities by offering excellent education and training programs in the health sciences. True to its heritage, Meharry places special emphasis on providing opportunities for people of color, individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds, and others regardless of race or ethnicity; delivering high quality health services; and conducting research that fosters the elimination of health disparities.
Midwestern University College of Dental Medicine-Arizona
The mission of the Midwestern University College of Dental Medicine-Arizona is to graduate well-qualified general dentists and to improve oral health through research, scholarly activity, and service to the public.
Midwestern University College of Dental Medicine-lllinois
The Midwestern University College of Dental Medicine-Illinois is dedicated to the education of dentists who will demonstrate excellence in comprehensive oral health care and the discovery and dissemination of knowledge.
Missouri School of Dentistry & Oral Health
ATSU’s sixth school, the Missouri School of Dentistry & Oral Health (MOSDOH), was established in 2013 on the Missouri campus. MOSDOH was founded to address the disparities in oral healthcare in Missouri and across the nation. By graduating dentists who have an in-depth understanding of and a desire to serve populations in need, MOSDOH will help increase access to and services for vulnerable populations.
New York University College of Dentistry
The mission of the NYU College of Dentistry is to partner with students in achieving academic excellence, providing the best oral health care, and engaging in research, scholarship, and creative endeavors to improve the health of the highly diverse populations in New York City and around the world.
Oral Health America
Oral Health America’s mission is to change lives by connecting communities with resources to drive access to care, increase health literacy and advocate for policies that improve overall health through better oral health for Americans, especially those most vulnerable.
Oregon Health & Science University School of Dentistry
The mission of the School of Dentistry and our patient care clinics is to provide the highest quality oral health care services while leading the region in oral health education, research and technology development.
Rutgers Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences
The mission of the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences is to develop scientists who will contribute new knowledge in the biomedical disciplines through creative research and scholarship.
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, School of Dental Medicine
The mission of Rutgers School of Dental Medicine is to improve oral health and quality of life through the education of oral health professionals and scientists, the conduct of research, the promotion of health, and the delivery of oral health care to communities throughout the state and beyond.
Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine
The mission of Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine is to educate dentists and improve the oral health of the region through patient care, research/scholarship and service.
Stony Brook University School of Dental Medicine
The vision of Stony Brook School of Dental Medicine is to define and shape the future as an international leader and innovator in dental education, patient care, research and service.
Student National Dental Association
The Student National Dental Association (SNDA) has had a long-standing goal for over 40 years to promote, aid and support the academic and social environment of minority students. We strive to establish opportunities for our members to develop stronger alliances amongst one another as well as develop a sense of community, thus aiding in the advancements of our students within the field of dentistry.
Summer Health Professions Education Program
The Summer Health Professions Education Program (SHPEP) is a FREE summer academic enrichment program focused on improving access to information and resources for college students interested in the health professions.
The Ohio State University College of Dentistry
The Ohio State University College of Dentistry's mission is to produce dental professionals who are prepared for entry into practice, advanced education, or specialized practice. Graduates are prepared to meet the oral health care needs of citizens of Ohio and the nation, to conduct research that will expand the scientific base upon which dentistry is practiced, and to provide service to the profession.
Touro College of Dental Medicine
As a member of the Touro College and University System, Touro College of Dental Medicine at New York Medical College incorporates the hallmarks of Touro - a high quality education with a focus on public health and serving the local community - and is aimed at graduating expertly trained, compassionate dentists, equipped to practice in the 21st century.
Tufts University School of Dental Medicine
Since its beginning, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine has played an integral part in the development of oral health care services and dental education. This school has an outstanding reputation for its clinical teaching programs, exemplified by its graduates, and for its research and service programs that have impacted oral and general health locally, nationally and internationally.
United States Air Force
The mission of the United States Air Force is to fly, fight and win in air, space and cyberspace. Our rich history and our vision guide our Airmen as we pursue our mission with excellence and integrity to become leaders, innovators and warriors.
United States Army
The U.S. Army, a key component of the U.S. Armed Forces, is made up of the best-trained, most dedicated, most respected Soldiers in the world — protecting America’s freedoms at home and abroad, securing our homeland, and defending democracy worldwide.
United States Navy
The United States Navy is the naval warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces and one of the seven uniformed services of the United States.
University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine
The University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine (UB SDM) was founded in 1892 as the fourth unit of the private University of Buffalo, which became a part of the State University of New York system in 1962. Today, the School of Dental Medicine serves the dental health care needs of New York State as a part of the University at Buffalo’s South Campus Health Sciences Center. The primary mission of the University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine is to lead innovation in oral health education, research and service and to improve quality of life. The school improves the oral and general health of the people of the state of New York through its teaching, research, and service commitments.
University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Dentistry
At UAB’s School of Dentistry, we have strong dedication to imparting the next generation of dentist practitioners with knowledge, the kind of knowledge that empowers the brightest minds to provide the most powerful dental care.
University of California, Los Angeles School of Dentistry
The UCLA School of Dentistry was established in 1964 in response to the need for a public school of dentistry in the greater Los Angeles area. Since our inception, we have focused on achieving and maintaining excellence in four main areas: a comprehensive dental education, cutting-edge research, quality patient care and public service.
University of California, San Francisco School of Dentistry
For 130 years, the School of Dentistry has pursued the mission of advancing oral, craniofacial, and public health through excellence in education, discovery, and patient-centered care.
The University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine
The University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine (CUSDM), a collaborative partner on the Anschutz Medical Campus, is a diverse teaching, clinical care and research community that innovates, creates and engages for the health of local and global communities.
University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry
At the University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry, you will receive an excellent dental education to prepare you for a fulfilling career. If you are dedicated to becoming a provider of top-notch clinical care, if you believe that a professional life includes serving those in need, if you are committed to excelling in a dynamic and rigorous academic environment, then the UDM School of Dentistry is the right choice for you.
University of Florida College of Dentistry
Established in 1972, the University of Florida College of Dentistry is the only publicly-funded dental school in the state and ranks as a national leader in dental education, research and community service.
University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry
The University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry is a worldwide leader in oral health education, clinical care and research that is patient-centered and evidence-based, with a foundation in preventive and public health sciences.
The University of Iowa College of Dentistry & Dental Clinics
The University of Iowa College of Dentistry & Dental Clinics is a state supported institution founded in 1882. It is the only dental school in Iowa and the only dental school in the nation to offer advanced education in all dental specialties recognized by the ADA.
University of Kentucky College of Dentistry
Through leadership in education, patient care, discovery, and community engagement, we aim to advance oral and general health in Kentucky and beyond. We are committed to cultivating a humanistic environment that appreciates and respects the diversity of thought, culture, and experiences of all members of our community.
University of Louisville School of Dentistry
The philosophy of the school is to consider students partners in learning and to provide them with the knowledge and skills to meet the challenges of today’s dental profession.
University of Maryland School of Dentistry
Good oral health is integral to general health and quality of life. The University of Maryland School of Dentistry will achieve preeminence through excellence and innovation in education, patient care, research, public service, and global engagement.
University of Michigan School of Dentistry
The University of Michigan School of Dentistry, located in Ann Arbor, offers enrollment in several degree programs: BS in Dental Hygiene, DDS, Master of Science in several specialty programs, PhD in Oral Health Sciences, and a dual DDS/PhD. It's mission is advancing health through education, service, research and discovery.
University of Minnesota School of Dentistry
The University of Minnesota School of Dentistry improves oral and craniofacial health by educating clinicians and scientists who translate knowledge and experience into clinical practice.
University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Dentistry
UMKC School of Dentistry serves as a leader in the advancement of oral healthcare through exceptional educational programs, scientific inquiry, patient care and service to society.
University of Nevada, Las Vegas School of Dental Medicine
UNLV School of Dental Medicine, the only four-year accredited dental school in Nevada, opened its doors during summer 2002 offering a doctor of dental medicine degree to an initial cohort of 75 students. Today, the school receives more than 2,000 applications for an available 80 seats within it pre-doctoral program, and offers three advanced specialty programs.
University of Oklahoma College of Dentistry
The mission of The University of Oklahoma College of Dentistry is to improve the health of Oklahomans and shape the future of dentistry by developing highly qualified dental practitioners and scientists through excellence in education, patient care, research, community service, faculty and facilities.
University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine
Established in 1878, Penn Dental Medicine is among the oldest university-affiliated dental schools in the nation. Penn’s 12 schools are located on a singular campus within walking distance of one another.
University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine
The mission of the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine is to improve oral health through teaching, research and service. It's vision is to be a diverse, welcoming and supportive community widely recognized for excellence and leadership in the improvement of oral health.
The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio School of Dentistry
The School of Dentistry at the University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio has been educating dental professionals for more than 40 years. We believe in the acquisition, dissemination and use of knowledge toward the enhancement of oral health.
University of the Pacific Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry
The Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry is a nationally renowned institution of higher learning. We are committed to providing a world-class dental education for our students and comprehensive, affordable patient care for adults and children in a humanistic environment.
University of Washington School of Dentistry
The School of Dentistry shares the University’s overall mission to generate, disseminate, and preserve knowledge, and to serve the region. The School is an integral part of the Warren G. Magnuson Health Sciences Center, and is an orofacial health care center of excellence serving the people of the State of Washington and the Pacific Northwest.
The University of Utah School of Dentistry
Nestled in Research Park on the south side of campus, the School of Dentistry offers an innovative curriculum and unparalleled views of the Salt Lake Valley. With a focus on research, instruction, and patient care, the school serves both the patient community and the future leaders of dental health. The School of Dentistry has served students, educators and communities since 1980.
Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry
The School of Dentistry has a long history of educating practitioners capable of meeting the oral health care needs of the communities they serve. The school provides opportunities for selected, qualified individuals to study dentistry under the most favorable conditions and in accordance with the standards established by the Commission on Dental Accreditation of the American Dental Association.
Western University of Health Sciences College of Dental Medicine
WesternU College of Dental Medicine will be a premier center for integrative educational innovation; basic and translational research; and high quality, patient-centered, interprofessional health care, all conducted in a setting that utilizes advanced technology and promotes individual dignity and potential for personal and professional growth. The WesternU College of Dental Medicine will realize this vision by educating and training highly competent, diverse groups of clinical practitioners who have the ability to provide complex, integrative, high-quality, evidence-based care for patients, families and communities.
*List subject to change and is current as of February 8, 2017.