Doctor of Dental Medicine
Temple University Maurice H. Kornberg School of Dentistry has more than 150 years of history in dental education. The school has been involved in all phases as the field of dentistry has developed, from the invention of the first dental chair to today’s state-of-the-art digital technology. As a graduate of Temple’s Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) program, you will be highly competent in providing ethical, scientifically based, patient-centered, and community-oriented oral healthcare. The DMD program at Kornberg is widely respected and known to be one of the best and most well-rounded clinical programs that educates and prepares dentists who are competent to practice immediately after graduation.
A strong didactic curriculum is paired with diverse clinical experiences and research and scholarly opportunities, providing you with the knowledge and skills needed to be practice-ready when you earn your degree. You will also develop an appreciation for continual learning and improvement throughout your career, setting you up for success in one of the most rapidly advancing healthcare sectors.
Established in 1863, Kornberg is the second-oldest dental school in the U.S. The school remains committed to its founding principle of educating dentists who are equipped to provide excellent oral healthcare to all, including disadvantaged members of the community and special-needs patients. The DMD program takes a humanistic approach and is rooted in the belief that a better quality of life can be achieved through the integration of comprehensive oral healthcare into primary healthcare. To that end, the program puts the patient at the center of your education, preparing you to provide compassionate, considerate and professional care to all patients.