A public health dentistry dual degree gives students the opportunity to combine dentistry with public health studies. In the process, you’ll learn how to shape a dental practice that serves the whole community.
This program will prepare you to:
- Understand, assess, and manage population health in a variety of settings
- Apply population-based science to your dental practice
- Improve effectiveness and opportunities in your current work and career path
The MPH Public Health Dentistry (DDS/MPH) dual degree program is designed for students who are applying to or enrolled in an accredited dental school at any college and university in the country. If you are a practice dentist, please consider the Executive Program in Public Health Program.
- April 1 for
Summer Term Admission
- August 1 for
Fall Term Admission
- December 1 for
Spring Term Admission
The practice of dentistry allows us to influence our patients. Understanding public health allows us to improve oral health on a much larger scale.
–Judy Gundersen, DDS/MPH 2013