DDS/PhD students E. Malone and S. Ganther in the Kapila Lab


Dual program combines clinical training and advanced research

Program Administrator

Roger Mraz
Office of Graduate and Research Affairs
513 Parnassus Ave., S-619A
San Francisco, CA 94143-0430

415.502.7772 (voice)
415.502.7763 (fax

Admissions Contact

Daliah Williams
Admissions Coordinator
Office of Admissions
513 Parnassus Ave., S-630
San Francisco, CA 94143-0430

415.476.2737, ext. 3 (voice)
415.476.4226 (fax)

The UCSF integrated DDS/PhD program is a highly competitive program that requires credentials to allow admissions to both the PhD and DDS programs.

These require separate application processes. Visit our DDS program page for information on the DDS application process.

The OCS DDS/PhD application process begins June 1 and closes Oct. 15.

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Supporting All Abilities

UCSF welcomes students with all types of disabilities and strives to devise creative and innovative solutions to ensure equal access to all students.

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Postgraduate Dental Education

Take your DDS further with a specialty residency program or doctoral studies. The sky’s the limit.

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