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Advanced Dental Education

Operative Dentistry Master's Program

Dr. Lee Boushell, Operative Dentistry Master's Program DirectorThe Department of Operative Dentistry at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill offers a three-year graduate program leading to a Certificate in Operative Dentistry and a Master of Science degree conferred by the Graduate School of the University of North Carolina. The primary objective of this program is to provide advanced Operative Dentistry training that will prepare graduates for careers in dental education and research. Graduates also have the potential for other careers such as clinical or technical research directors in companies with a dental emphasis, and consultants to dental corporations, insurance providers, public health policy organizations, professional dental societies, and philanthropic dental research or education funding agencies. The design of the program is consistent with the stated objectives in the AADS Curriculum Guidelines for Postdoctoral Operative Dentistry (J Dent Educ 1993; 57: 832-836).


Dr. Lee Boushell
Graduate Program Director
UNC School of Dentistry
Department of Operative Dentistry
CB #7450, 448 Brauer Hall
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7450

Telephone: (919) 537-3982
Fax: (919) 537-3990