State-by-state breakdown of US dental schools in 2022

California has the most dental schools than any other state in the U.S., followed by New York and Texas.

According to the American Dental Association, there are currently 70 predoctoral dental schools in the U.S. 

Here is the full list of schools with each city by state:

Alabama

University of Alabama School of Dentistry (Birmingham)

Arizona

A.T. Still University Arizona School of Dentistry & Oral Health (Mesa)

Midwestern University College of Dental Medicine (Glendale)

California

California Northstate University College of Dental Medicine (Elk Grove)

Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC (Los Angeles)

Loma Linda University School of Dentistry

University of California at Los Angeles School of Dentistry

University of California at San Francisco School of Dentistry

University of the Pacific Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry (San Francisco)

Western University of Health Sciences College of Dental Medicine (Pomona)

Colorado

University of Colorado Denver School of Dental Medicine (Aurora)

Connecticut

University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine (Farmington)

District of Columbia

Howard University College of Dentistry

Florida

LECOM College of Dental Medicine (Bradenton)

Nova Southeastern University College of Dental Medicine (Fort Lauderdale)

University of Florida College of Dentistry (Gainesville)

Georgia

The Dental College of Georgia at Augusta University (Augusta)

Illinois

University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry

Midwestern University College of Dental Medicine (Downers Grove)

Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine (Alton)

Indiana

Indiana University School of Dentistry (Indianapolis)

Iowa

The University of Iowa College of Dentistry and Dental Clinics (Iowa City)

Kentucky

University of Kentucky College of Dentistry (Lexington)

University of Louisville School of Dentistry

Louisiana

Louisiana State University School of Dentistry (New Orleans)

Maine

University of New England College of Dental Medicine (Portland)

Maryland

University of Maryland School of Dentistry (Baltimore)

Massachusetts

Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine

Harvard University School of Dental Medicine (Boston)

Tufts University School of Dental Medicine (Boston)

Michigan

University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry

University of Michigan School of Dentistry (Ann Arbor)

Minnesota

University of Minnesota School of Dentistry (Minneapolis)

Mississippi

University of Mississippi School of Dentistry (Jackson)

Missouri

Kansas City University College of Dental Medicine 

Missouri School of Dentistry & Oral Health (Kirksville)

University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Dentistry (Kansas City)

Nebraska

Creighton University School of Dentistry (Omaha)

University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Dentistry (Lincoln)

Nevada

University of Nevada Las Vegas School of Dental Medicine

New Jersey

Rutgers School of Dental Medicine (Newark)

New York

Columbia University College of Dental Medicine (New York City)

New York University College of Dentistry (New York City)

Stony Brook University School of Dental Medicine (Stony Brook)

Touro College of Dental Medicine at New York Medical College (Hawthorne)

University of Buffalo School of Dental Medicine (Buffalo)

North Carolina

East Carolina University School of Dental Medicine (Greenville)

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Adams School of Dentistry

Ohio

Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine (Cleveland)

Ohio State University College of Dentistry (Columbus)

Oklahoma

University of Oklahoma College of Dentistry (Oklahoma City)

Oregon

Oregon Health and Science University School of Dentistry (Portland)

Pennsylvania

University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine (Philadelphia)

University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine

Temple University The Maurice H. Kornberg School of Dentistry (Philadelphia)

Puerto Rico

University of Puerto Rico School of Dental Medicine (San Juan)

South Carolina

Medical University of South Carolina James B. Edwards College of Dental Medicine (Charleston)

Tennessee

Lincoln Memorial University College of Dental Medicine (Harrogate)

Meharry Medical College School of Dentistry (Nashville)

University of Tennessee College of Dentistry (Memphis)

Texas

Texas A&M University College of Dentistry (Dallas)

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso

The University of Texas School of Dentistry at Houston

University of Texas San Antonio School of Dentistry

Utah

Roseman University of Health Sciences College of Dental Medicine (South Jordan)

University of Utah School of Dentistry (Salt Lake City)

Virginia

Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry (Richmond)

Washington

University of Washington School of Dentistry (Seattle)

West Virginia

West Virginia University School of Dentistry (Morgantown)

Wisconsin

Marquette University School of Dentistry (Milwaukee)

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