As a student in the UNE College of Dental Medicine’s D.M.D. program, you receive a dental education that is comprehensive and innovative. Our curriculum is grounded in the latest principles of dentistry, and content is delivered through a variety of engaging methodologies. Our unique community-based education program begins with service learning coursework during your first three years and culminates with extensive clinical rotations in your fourth year. 

UNE Dental School Students Make a Difference

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Dental school graphic for New England practice.

More than 50% graduates are in residency or practicing in New England

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63,000 dental care visits per year by UNE dental students.

More than 63,000 patient visits in Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont

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More than 5,000 patients served at UNE dental clinic.

More than 5,000 patients served at UNE Oral Health Center

UNE College of Dental Medicine. (2017). Commission on Dental Accreditation Self-Study Report

Meet four UNE College of Dental Medicine students who will share with you why UNE was the right choice for them — from the College’s small, tight-knit community and supportive faculty to its technology, collaborative group practice model, and unique externship experiences.

Get More Info: Doctor of Dental Medicine

Download a one-page information sheet on UNE's D.M.D. degree program by completing this form. You will also have the opportunity to opt-in to receive more information on our College of Dental Medicine program by email.

Explore the UNE Dental Medicine Program

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Dental student in University Of New England dental school simulation lab.

Discover UNE CDM

The UNE dental school features state-of-the-art facilities on a beautiful Maine campus. From their first day, students at the College of Dental Medicine are treated as members of the dental profession and given opportunities to make lasting impacts in the lives of patients. Our faculty support each student and offer expertise in clinical simulation and education, as well as interprofessional learning. Learn more about Maine’s dental school.

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Patients enter the University of New England oral health center dental clinic in Portland, Maine.

Providing Patient Care

At our state-of-the-art clinic, the Oral Health Center, UNE dental students provide comprehensive dental care under the supervision of licensed faculty dentists. During their first year, students begin by providing care to simulated patients and progress to providing direct patient care in the clinic. In their fourth year, students pursue clinical rotations throughout Northern New England. See our Portland, Maine dental clinic.

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Female dental school student shakes hand with patient at UNE dental school's clinic in Portland, Maine.

Connect with Admissions

If you are planning to become a dentist, it’s important that you seek the best dental school for your goals, and consider location, culture, and more. UNE seeks students who share our values of community and academic excellence, and we hope to have a chance to meet you. Please contact us with questions about our admissions process or to arrange a visit. Learn about D.M.D. admissions, how to apply, and more. 

The University of New England is Maine’s largest private university, offering more than 40 undergraduate degree programs and 20-plus graduate and professional degrees, on distinctive campuses in Portland and Biddeford, Maine, and in Tangier, Morocco, as well as online. In addition to our expertise in health professions education, we are home to nationally recognized marine science degree programs, life sciences programsbusiness degree programs, and programs in social sciences, the humanities and the arts. 

UNE-CDM is about 100 miles from Boston, on UNE's Portland, Maine campus. 

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