UW School of Dentistry

Advanced Education in Pediatric Dentistry


The program is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation of the American Dental Association. There are two tracks, both of which award a Certificate in Pediatric Dentistry. Both tracks also award an MSD or a concurrent MSD/MPH.

Mission Statement

The Department of Pediatric Dentistry shares the University’s overall mission to generate and disseminate knowledge and to serve the community. Through its exemplary educational, research and service programs the Department:

  • Educates pediatric dentists for a lifetime of continuous learning and leadership;
  • Generates new knowledge through basic and clinical research;
  • Promotes effective preventive measures to ensure a lifetime of oral health; and
  • Collaborates with other disciplines and organizations to develop policies to increase access to oral health care for all people.

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