This 36-month combined MSD and certificate program in orthodontics is designed to satisfy the training requirements of the Council on Dental Education and Licensure of the American Dental Association as well as complete the requirements for a Master of Science degree in Dentistry. The curriculum is arranged so that approximately half the time is devoted to clinical training. The remainder of the program is devoted to lectures and seminars in the basic sciences and clinical subjects related to orthodontics as well as research. The master’s degree requirements include a research project, thesis, and thesis defense.
The intent of the Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics program at Boston University is to educate students to become competent clinicians who can successfully analyze and treat dentofacial deformities. Emphasis is placed on craniofacial growth and development, cephalometrics, biomechanics, occlusion, and neuromuscular physiology.
The program provides the formal educational requirements as well as patient cases for the examinations of the American Board of Orthodontics.
- Research Highlights
- Orthodontic Fundamentals
- Biomechanics and Wirebending
- Clinical Growth and Development
- Orthodontic Seminar
- Diagnosis & Treatment Planning
- Zen and the Way of Orthodontics
- 36 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApplication deadline not specified.
DisciplinesHuman Medicine Dentistry Health Sciences View 129 other Masters in Dentistry in United States
- DAT (Dental Admissions Test) scores
- Letters of Recommendation
International students are welcome to apply if they have completed or are currently completing a Bachelor’s Degree from the United States or Canada. Applicants with a Bachelor’s Degree from outside the U.S. and Canada are not eligible for acceptance into the DMD program.
International88250 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 88250 USD per year during 36 months.
National88250 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 88250 USD per year during 36 months.
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