The VCU School of Dentistry plans to offer an M.S. degree in Oral Health Research starting in Fall 2018. The M.S. is a two-year program and is designed with two groups of students in mind.
For students who plan to apply to dental school, the non-thesis track focuses mainly on didactics including core courses and first year dentistry courses. Students will also undertake a small research project.
For students who are interested in research, the thesis track focuses on completion of a research thesis. Students will also take core didactic courses and electives in particular areas of interest (e.g. cancer, microbiology, immunology).
Please complete the inquiry form to express your interest in the program. You will then receive more information on the curriculum and on the application procedure.
The Office of Continuing Education provides educational curriculum that actively engages the learner in acquiring new information and skills. Our faculty respond proactively to changing and advancing technology in dentistry by offering education programs which provide the skills needed to maintain and enhance clinical competency. Our office serves the public interest by providing educational opportunities for dental health care professionals which meet remediation requirements set by the Virginia Board of Dentistry.
Our online registration and payment website allows participants to manage their continuing education quickly and easily.
Through VCU Dental Care, the VCU School of Dentistry takes pride in the quality and affordability of care and service it provides to the general public. Our patients are cared for by a professional and friendly staff who help them achieve optimal oral health.
To meet your specific needs both financially and medically, VCU Dental Care offers three levels of service in general dentistry. If cost is your major concern, our student practices provide the most affordable care, but you will need to allow extra time for an appointment. If your time is precious, our faculty private practice appointments typically last 45 minutes. If your needs fall somewhere in between, take a look at our specialty and graduate education practices.
Our specialty practices can help with a wide range of dental care, all at a fraction of the cost of private practice.