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Educational Programs and Contacts

College of Dentistry David B. Kriser Dental Center

Educational Programs and Contacts
The College of Dentistry is fully accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of the American Dental Association, and its educational program is conducted in conformity with the policies of the commission. The College is one of only four dental schools in New York State and offers training annually to over 1,600 students from all over the United States and over 50 countries. These include predoctoral and postdoctoral students of dentistry, as well as students in dental hygiene. Postdoctoral training is offered in the following areas: endodontics, oral and maxillofacial surgery, orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics, pediatric dentistry, periodontics, prosthodontics, and general dentistry. Overall, more than 45 percent of the College of Dentistry’s students are women and minorities. An extensive program for continuing education courses is available for graduate dentists.

Doctor of Dental Surgery (D.D.S.) Program
Eugenia E. Mejia, M.A., M.Ed., Ph.D.
Director of Admissions

B.A.-D.D.S. Program
NYU Office of Undergraduate Admissions
www.nyu.edu/admissions/undergraduate-admissions.html

Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) Program in Dental Hygiene
Cheryl M. Westphal Theile, RDH EdD
Assistant Dean for Allied Health Programs

Advanced Education Programs
Andrea S. Schreiber, D.M.D.
Associate Dean for Graduate Programs
    Endodontics
    Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
    Orthodontics and Dentofacial
    Orthopedics
    Pediatric Dentistry
    Periodontics
    Prosthodontics

Ph.D. in Epidemiology Program
Ralph V. Katz, D.M.D., M.P.H., Ph.D.
Director; Professor and Chair, Department of Epidemiology & Health Promotion

Master of Science (M.S.) Program in Biology with a Concentration in Oral Biology
Yihong Li, D.D.S, M.P.H., Dr.PH.
Professor, Department of Basic Science and Craniofacial Biology

Master of Science (M.S.) Program in Clinical Research

Ananda P. Dasanayake, Ph.D., M.P.H., B.D.S.
Program Director

Master of Science (M.S.) Program in Biomaterials
Dr. John L. Ricci, Ph.D.
Program Director

For additional contacts, see the Administration section.

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