WHAT WE DO

The Postgraduate Dental College provides academic oversight to established military dental residencies.  USU serves as the degree granting institution awarding program graduates a Master of Science in Oral Biology while they earn a certification in their dental specialty from their assigned military organization. Our graduates are military dental officers trained as master clinicians with a sound scientific background to provide the highest quality dental care to our nation’s military.

Our students learn in a dynamic environment that combines education, research, and unique military opportunities to cultivate master clinicians ready to serve a mobile force at home and abroad. Every graduate is armed with an outstanding graduate dental education, a solid research background, and exceptional leadership training so they may embark on an enriching career serving our nation’s men and women in uniform and fulfill our military’s operational readiness objectives.

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~17%

of active duty dental force are PDC students, grads, or faculty

100%

of long-term postgrad military dental training programs affiliated with PDC (except Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery programs)

2

programs: MS in Oral Biology (USU Degree) & General Dentistry Certificate (USU supported)

100%

Army, Navy, Air Force 1-year certificate programs affiliated with the PDC

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