DMD/MD Program

The DMD/MD Program combines the expertise of our world-class faculty in both our dental and medical schools. With this dual degree, we can prepare you for a variety of careers, such as oral and maxillofacial surgery, research, education, and more.

You can choose from two tracks. In one track, you will start out in medical school. After completing your MD degree, you will begin your Oral Surgery Residency. During the second year of your residency, you will begin taking dentistry courses toward your DMD degree, which will add an additional three years to your education.

The other track is the opposite. You begin with your dental school training, where your clinical, biomedical sciences and preclinical courses will be blended over the course of four years. After receiving your dental degree, you will enter the oral surgery program. During the second year of your oral surgery residency, you will begin taking medical school courses towards your MD degree. An additional 3 years of Oral Surgery residency must be completed after fulfilling the medical school requirements.

For more information, contact:

Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
School of Dentistry
University of Alabama at Birmingham
1919 7th Ave S, SDB 419
Birmingham, AL 35294-0007
Telephone: (205) 934-5334
Fax: (205) 975-6671