Pennsylvania Dental Schools

University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine

Founded in 1878, Penn Dental Medicine is a private, ivy-league institution with a history deeply rooted in forging precedents in dental education, research and patient care. Since its founding, dentistry has been taught in a scientific environment as a specialty of medicine and under the multidisciplinary umbrella of the University of Pennsylvania. Their site provides information about admissions, the DMD professional program, postgraduate programs and facilities.

The Maurice H. Kornberg School of Dentistry at Temple University

The Kornberg School of Dentistry is the second oldest dental school in continuous existence in the United States and, for 140 years, has provided students with a strong academic and clinical background for the practice of general dentistry. The school has the largest dental clinic in the Philadelphia area providing dental care for underserved population groups. Through partnerships with community-based organizations, the school addresses access to care issues affecting underserved communities in Pennsylvania and serves as the dental home and health care safety net for members of the surrounding communitTheir site offers information on admissions, departments and dentistry news.

University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine

Established in 1896 as an independent institution named the Pittsburgh Dental College, the school was incorporated into the university in 1905. Students from across the country and around the world come to study at the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine and continue their education through a wide variety of nationally-recognized academic programs for undergraduate and graduate work. Their site offers information about the programs, teaching methods, facilities and student and faculty statistics.

Student Outreach Events

PDA arranges events that provide students with an opportunity to network with PDA member dentists in informal settings. Past events include NHL and AHL hockey games, comedy clubs and gatherings at restaurants. These programs are funded through the ADA student activities grant and supplemented by PDA. View and register for upcoming events now.