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D.M.D. Program Highlights

47 Years of Excellence

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. The college is housed in the Dental Sciences Building located on the UF Academic Health Center campus. The college educates the state’s future…

Commitment to Diversity

Diversity broadens our frame of reference, and underscores our core values—excellence, integrity, collaboration, courtesy, compassion, diversity and professionalism resonate without regard to our race, gender, economic standing, our native language or whatever place we call home. The UF College of Dentistry’s educational community reflects the society we serve, and, as a consequence, our student, faculty…

Latest Technology

UFCD is a leader in digital dentistry with iTero, CEREC, and E4D CAD/CAM technology, offering DMD students exposure to innovative dental technology through courses like DEN8290 E4D Digital Technology in Fixed Prosthodontics. Many of our patients are receiving 3-D printed smiles. William Martin, D.M.D., FACP, the director of the Center for Implant Dentistry and a…

UF Ranked No. 8 in U.S. News Best Publics

The challenge of UF Preeminence began in 2013 with the University of Florida’s designation by the Florida Legislature as the state’s preeminent institution and grew into an opportunity to achieve national and international recognition for our work in serving students and the world. UF has become the first Florida school to break into the list…

On the UF Campus

At UF, we’re constantly finding ways to be active in the community. But even with a full plate, Gators are always hungry for more – for more chances to get involved and better ways to pursue better. In addition to College of Dentistry resources and programs, including free tutoring and specialized counseling, DMD students have…

All Dental Specialties

UF College of Dentistry offers all ADA-recognized specialty programs and various fellowship programs to over 140 residents, fellows and interns. UFCD is one of two AADSAS-exclusive (one of three U.S.) dental schools offering all ADA-recognized dental specialties. Having all specialty programs available to our DMD students allows them to explore different areas of dentistry before…

Large, Active Alumni Network

Over four decades of Gator Dentists contribute to the dental community near and far. Dental school may not be easy, but knowing that there is an established network of successful alumni you will join is a great motivation for our DMD students. The college’s Associate Matching Program, for example, serves as a network to put…

Interdisciplinary Education & Care

As part of the UF Academic Health Center, our students and residents enjoy unique opportunities and experiences in interdisciplinary education. The UF AHC is the country’s only academic health center with six health-related colleges located on a single, contiguous campus. Our colleges, major research centers and institutes, and clinical enterprise focus on building collaborative specialized clinical services…

Top 10 Research Program

According to the Blue Ridge Institute for Medical Research, the UFCD research enterprise now ranks fifth nationally among all U.S. dental schools in National Institutes of Health, or NIH, funding. The UF College of Dentistry has been among the top 10 dental schools in NIH funding for a number of years, but its $9.5 million…

Service & Leadership Opportunities

To be known for innovative dental education, commitment to cultural diversity, discovery, transfer of scientific knowledge, the superior skills of our graduates and the highest degree of patient care and service. UF College of Dentistry’s mission comes to life through its robust student body. From volunteering to work patients with special needs, to serving as…