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Department of Pediatric Dentistry

Advanced Education in Pediatric Dentistry


The program is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation of the American Dental Association. Upon successful completion, the program awards a Certificate in Pediatric Dentistry and the UW Graduate School awards a Master of Science in Dentistry (MSD).

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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