International Dentist Program DDS

School of Dental Medicine

Program Description

The School of Dental Medicine offers the international dentist program (IDP) for the internationally trained dentist who seeks to practice dentistry in the United States. The IDP is two years in duration, beginning in May with an intensive preparatory summer course. Graduates receive a DDS degree and are eligible to participate in the various licensure examinations given across the country.

Program Contact

Matt Blum
315 Squire Hall
Buffalo, NY 14214
Phone: 716-829-6926
Fax: 716-829-2731

Instruction Method

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

Full/Part Time Options

  • Full Time

Credits Required

  • 91 Hours


  • 2 Years

Application Fee

  • n/a

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.