Welcome to the College of Dentistry

As Ohio's only state-supported dental school, The Ohio State University College of Dentistry has embraced its public purpose of educating exceptionally capable and compassionate dental hygiene and dental professionals, providing care to patients, conducting cutting-edge research, and serving the community. Learn more about the College of Dentistry.

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Patient Care

Whatever your oral health care needs, chances are the College of Dentistry can meet them at our locations on Ohio State's Columbus campus. Our Student Dental Clinics, Advanced Dental Clinics and Ohio State Dental Faculty Practice offer a complete range of high-quality, affordable dental services for patients of all ages, backgrounds and geographic locations.

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Future Students

Whether you are considering dental school, interested in dental hygiene or want to specialize after receiving your DDS, The Ohio State University College of Dentistry can help you get your start. Our exceptional classroom and laboratory instruction, along with a strong hands-on clinical training program, will prepare you for success in your dental career.

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Research and Discovery

The college’s recent T32 grant helps us strengthen a robust and diverse biomedical research workforce committed to improving dental, oral, and craniofacial health.

Events and Continuing Education courses

This is a presentation hosted by Admissions staff that explains the program, how to apply, overcoming obstacles and other resources. In addition, at the conclusion of this presentation, attendees will have an opportunity to ask any questions they may have and receive a guided tour of The College of Dentistry. Please register at least 24 hours in advance. Registrants will receive a confirmation email with location details. Applicants may bring 1 additional guest.

This virtual overview session will provide a broad overview of the admissions process for the Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) program. Join us via Zoom

This virtual overview session will provide a broad overview of the admissions process for the Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) program.

Latest News

The primary treatment room in the Dental Oncology Clinic now features a brightly colored work of art, thanks to a gift from Ms. Carla Ison, a cancer survivor, artist, and Dental Oncology Clinic patient.


Community Outreach and Education

The Ohio State University College of Dentistry is committed to being a leader in caring for vulnerable populations within the state of Ohio and meeting the needs of underserved communities while preparing student practitioners to serve diverse populations.

Diversity and Inclusion

Diversity enhances the learning experience by exposing and challenging us to consider, weigh and value the thoughts, experiences, and practices of others different from ourselves.

Dental Emergency Care Clinic

7:30 a.m.-12 p.m.

7:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.

Student Dental Clinics

8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Ohio State Dental Faculty Practice

7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Upper Arlington Dental Clinic

7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.