The Department of Dentistry

The department is recognized locally, nationally and internationally as a primary treatment center for patients seeking comprehensive oral health care. The primary services offered are general dentistry and oral and maxillofacial surgery. Dental hygiene services and limited orthodontic services are also available. Core services include:

  • Oral cancer screenings
  • Treatment for temporomandibular joint disease (TMD)
  • Jaw reconstruction for trauma
  • Oral pathology and age-related disorders
  • Treatment of congenital or developmental jaw deformities 
  • Surgical realignment of the facial skeleton

Upcoming Events

Thomas J. Pinson Memorial Lecture Series

Saturday, April 25, 2015

An annual lecture series centered on Maxillofacial Pathology, diagnoses and multidisciplinary patient management. Sponsored by the Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Maxillofacial Pathology, Diagnosis and Management.


5th Annual Roland B. Scott Memorial Symposium

Thursday, May 07, 2015

Stigma and ignorance prevent many with painful crises from getting adequate relief. The Annual Roland B. Scott Memorial Symposium provides a necessary forum for discussing the importance of managing the diverse set of challenges facing patients with sickle cell disease.

Department of Dentistry Administrative Offices
Howard University Hospital
Suite 4C-46
2041 Georgia Ave, NW
Washington, DC 20060

Appointments & Scheduling Phone: (202) 865-1491

Hours of Operation
Monday - Friday
8:00am - 5:00pm