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


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


advanced dental education residencies within MS in Oral Biology Program


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