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Best Dental Schools in the World [2021 Ranking]

Making the decision to attend dental school is an important step on the path to becoming a dentist. Another aspect is deciding which dental school to attend.

A full-fledged dentist requires approximately 8 years of education.

A bachelor’s degree in dentistry. Then you must earn a Doctor of Medicine in Dentistry (DMD) or a Master of Dental Surgery (MDS) in any subject is required.

There are also national level exams that you must pass. A solid foundation is required for this.

A top-tier dental school will help a dental student gain the knowledge, skills, and expertise needed to become a dentist.

The QS World University Rankings are among the three best-known university ranking data sets worldwide. The other two are the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU), also known as the Shanghai list, and the Times Higher Education (THE).

The Sweden’s University of Gothenburg took the top slot, followed by the University of Michigan in second place, the Academic Centre for Dentistry Amsterdam and the University of Hong Kong tied for third, and King’s College London and Tokyo Medical and Dental University both in fifth.

1. University of Gothenburg:

Box 100, Göteborg, SE, Gothenburg Sweden

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It is one of the major universities in northern Europe. The University’s roughly 40 different Departments cover most scientific disciplines, making it unusually comprehensive, with cutting-edge research in a number of dynamic areas. Here students and teachers from all over the world come together in a friendly and informal environment.

2. University of Michigan-Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor Campus, Ann Arbor the United States

Ranked as the best dental school in the United States, it provides state-of-the-art facilities for teaching dental students, serving patients from around Michigan, and conducting world-class research that advances the dental profession.

3. Academic Centre for Dentistry Amsterdam (ACTA)

CTA is a collaborative venture involving the Faculties of Dentistry at the University of Amsterdam and VU University Amsterdam. ACTA conducts scientific research, provides educational programs, and delivers patient care in the field of dentistry.

In international circles, ACTA ranks among the leaders in teaching and research. Besides training students to be dentists, ACTA provides postgraduate courses for dentists. ACTA has a workforce of approximately 500, and approximately 800 students are enrolled in its Dentistry program.

4. The University of Hong Kong

HKU MBA Campus, Hong Kong Hong Kong SAR China

The University of Hong Kong (HKU), is Hong Kong’s oldest tertiary institution, with a history stretching back over a hundred years. HKU’s exceptional academic standards and pioneering research attract many top-performing scholars in Hong Kong, Mainland China, and overseas.

HKU’s exceptional academic standards and pioneering research attract many top-performing scholars in Hong Kong, Mainland China, and overseas.

5. King’s College London

Ranked 1st in the UK, it offers evidence-based and research-led degree courses with a high level of clinical experience in all areas. It is the largest dental school in the UK graduating around 150 dentists a year. It also has partnerships with the world-famous hospitals: Guy’s, King’s College, and St Thomas.

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6. Tokyo Medical and Dental University (TMDU)

The Faculty of Dentistry was established in 1928 and since that time it has actively contributed to the development of dental medicine in Japan. Their mission is to train global leaders who can develop cutting-edge modern dental care in the highly globalized and aging society. They have introduced a curriculum that integrates medical and dental education; the “Medicine/Dentistry Integrated Undergraduate Curriculum”.

7. University of California, San Francisco

The UCSF School of Dentistry has striven to educate the leading practitioners, scholars, and faculty members of the next generation. As a leading institution of oral and craniofacial health, their educational programs have grown to include, in addition to our DDS programs, an array of Ph.D., post-graduate, and residency programs and is also home to several leading translational research programs.

8. Harvard University

The Harvard School of Dental Medicine develops and fosters a community of global leaders dedicated to improving human health by integrating dentistry and medicine.The innovative curricula offer students many opportunities to work with faculty mentors who have extensive expertise in their specialties and value their role as educators of the next generation of professionals in dental medicine and beyond.

9. University of Bern

Temple University Maurice H. Kornberg School of Dentistry has more than 150 years of history in dental education. The school has been involved in all phases as the field of dentistry has developed, from the invention of the first dental chair to today’s state-of-the-art digital technology. It has the advantage of unparalleled access to a patient population that has dental needs with a wide range of oral health conditions. Even beyond the classroom, there is a wealth of alumni-run private practices in the region that often invite students to see firsthand how private practices operate.

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10. Karolinska Institutet

The Department of Dental Medicine (Dentmed) creates dental care for the future through state-of-the-art education and meaningful research. In addition, the University Dental Clinic offers a student clinic open to the public where students practice supervised by experienced instructors.

As you can see, there are top-tier options for studying dentistry all over the world, but when choosing an institution, always consider what is best for you – not what is best for everyone else. Best wishes!

Source : QS World University Rankings

Dr Zainab Kasid
Dr.Zainab Rangwala completed her graduation from the Goverment Dental College,Jamnagar.. Practicing since 6 years, she has a keen interest in new advances in the field of health.She is currently the head of Media and PR in Dentalreach.

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