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Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center (School of Dentistry)

Founded in 1966, the LSU Health Sciences Center School of Dentistry has educated more than 70% of the dental professionals practicing in Louisiana today. Since its inception, the school has educated 1,977 dentists, 918 dental hygienists, and 294 dental laboratory technologists.

LSUSD, the only dental school in Louisiana, is considered one of the finest dental schools in the world. Its state-of-the-art facility offers students the best possible clinical education complimented by opportunities in research, national externships and community service. Students and faculty provide over 100,000 patient visits annually in 22 locations throughout the state, serving as a valuable resource for Louisiana citizens. Research, through the school's Center of Excellence in Oral and Craniofacial Biology, creates a rich research environment for the education and development of students, postdoctoral fellows, and faculty researchers in oral and craniofacial biology.

LSUSD offers degrees in dentistry, dental hygiene, dental laboratory technology, and, in advanced education, certificates in pediatric dentistry, endodontics, orthodontics, periodontics, prosthodontics, maxillofacial prosthetics, advanced general dentistry, and general practice residency. It offers the combined certificate in oral and maxillofacial surgery and doctor of medicine degree, and a Master of Science in oral biology. With the University of Louisiana, LSUSD also offers via distance-learning the dental hygiene degree program to students in Lafayette.

LSUSD is a primary provider of continuing education for dental professionals in Louisiana offering over 1800 continuing education hours annually. Distance-learning statewide has now become a reality with the advent of new technology and resources.

School name:Louisiana State University Health Sciences CenterSchool of Dentistry
Address:1100 Florida Avenue
Zip & city:70119 Louisiana
Phone:(504) 941-8124

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