Temporomandibular Disorders and Orofacial Pain Advanced Certificate

School of Dental Medicine

Program Description

The advanced dental education program in Temporomandibular (TMD) and Orofacial Pain provides clinical assessment and treatment skills for these disorders, within the context of graduate education that focuses on the acquisition of research skills and a scientific knowledge base. The focus of the clinical program is to provide residents with experience in managing a variety of orofacial pain conditions, focusing not only on diagnosis and management, but also on integrating care with the patient's physical, behavioral, medical and psychosocial situations. Students combine certificate training with an MS degree in oral sciences.

Program Contact

School of Dental Medicine Advanced Education Admissions Office
315 Squire Hall
Buffalo, NY 14214
Email: sdmpg@buffalo.edu
Phone: 716-829-6927

Instruction Method

  • In Person (100 percent of courses offered in person)

Full/Part Time Options

  • Full Time

Credits Required

  • 65-75 Hours


  • 2 Years

Application Fee

  • $50

This program is officially registered with the New York State Education Department (SED).

Online programs/courses may require students to come to campus on occasion. Time-to-degree and number of credit hours may vary based on full/part time status, degree, track and/or certification option chosen. Time-to-degree is based on calendar year(s). Contact the department for details.