Meharry Medical College School of Dentistry

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Meharry Medical College School of Dentistry
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Motto Worship of God Through Service to Mankind
Type Private university
Established 1886
Dean Dr. Cherae M. Farmer-Dixon, D.D.S., M.S.P.H.
Students 200
Location Nashville, TN, U.S.
Specialty Programs Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery& General Practice Residency
Colors Maroon and White          

The School of Dentistry is a dental school within Meharry Medical College located in the United States city of Nashville. The school is one of the dental schools in the state of Tennessee.


Meharry Medical College School of Dentistry is a part of Meharry Medical College. The school was established in 1886.

Meharry Medical College School of Dentistry.


Meharry Medical College School of Dentistry awards following degrees:

DDS Program
Bio-medical Science based, spanning a length of four years leading to a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree.
During the first two years, dental students take medical science courses along with students at the Meharry Medical College at the Harold Dadford West Basic Sciences Center. The final two years entails a curriculum of comprehensive clinical care.


Meharry Medical College School of Dentistry is located on 1005 Doctor D B Todd Junior Boulevard, Nashville, TN. The College, houses patient clinics,research and teaching facilities, educational programs, and administrative offices. The operatories are designed in modules, each containing a waiting room, offices, X-ray facilities, and a seminar room for instruction and consultation. These facilities enable the College to provide oral health care for Tennesseans.

Graduate programs[edit]

Meharry Medical dental college offers an Advanced Education Program in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, School of Dentistry, Meharry Medical College is fully accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation of the American Dental Association. The college also offers a program in General Practice Residency (GPR), available for dentists seriously desiring to enhance their knowledge and clinical skill in all aspects of general dentistry.


Meharry Medical College School of Dentistry includes the following departments:

  • Dental Public Health
  • Endodontics
  • Oral Biology & Research
  • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Oral Diagnostic Sciences
  • Pediatric Dentistry & Orthodontics
  • Periodontics
  • Restorative Dentistry (Prosthodontics and Operative Dentistry)



Meharry Medical College School of Dentistry is currently accredited by ADA[1]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on February 28, 2009. Retrieved April 6, 2009.