Section of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology
The Section of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology offers clinical training in oral and maxillofacial radiology combined with a Master of Dental Science or Master of Clinical and Translational Science Degree in a 36-month combined program. This program is designed to prepare residents for academic, hospital or private practice careers in the newest ADA-recognized specialty.
Students are expected to develop the clinical and academic skills needed to function effectively in private practice, a hospital, or an educational institution, and to use complex imaging systems in the diagnosis, study, and management of oral and maxillofacial diseases and conditions. Students are eligible to challenge the American and Canadian Boards of Oral & Maxillofacial Radiology Certification Examinations upon completion of this program.
The combined certificate/degree programs are intended for those who wish to pursue careers as teacher-researchers and applicants are strongly encourage to apply for a combined program. These programs emphasize scientific methodology and development of skills for the conduct of collaborative or independent clinical or laboratory research, manuscript writing, and grant preparation.