The College of Dentistry underwent an accreditation site visit on October 16-18, 2018. Programs that were evaluated by the Accreditation Site Visit Team included the DMD program, orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics, periodontics, pediatric dentistry, general practice residency (12- month), and orofacial pain. All programs were granted the accreditation status of “approval without reporting requirements.” The Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery program underwent an accreditation visit in 2019. 

The Commission is a specialized accrediting body recognized by the United States Department of Education. The Commission on Dental Accreditation can be contacted at (312) 440-4653 or at 211 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611. The commission‘s web address is: For further information on accreditation, please contact the University of Kentucky College of Dentistry’s Office of Academic Affairs at 859.323.5656.

Third-Party Comments

Third-party comments concerning the College of Dentistry can be shared with the Commission on Dental Accreditation. Comments should only pertain to programs being reviewed and their relative standards, policies, and procedures used in the accreditation process. Please see details at

Advanced Education Program in Endodontics (Initial Accreditation)

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