About HSDM

Message from the Dean

Dean DonoffWelcome to the Harvard School of Dental Medicine! HSDM’s vision is to set the standard of excellence in and to define the future of dental education, practice, and research. Read more.


Two buildingsLocated in the heart of Boston’s Longwood Medical Area, Harvard School of Dental Medicine (HSDM) ranks as one of the preeminent schools of dental medicine in the country. HSDM educates clinicians, educators, researchers, and leaders. Read more.

Administrative Offices

The Administrative Offices support the School's mission to develop and foster a community of global leaders dedicated to improving human health by integrating dentistry and medicine at the forefront of education, research, and patient care. Read More.


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Founded in 1867, the Harvard Dental School was the first dental school in the United States to be connected with a university and coordinated to its medical school, thus making the full scholarly and scientific resources of a university available to dental education. Read More.

Contact & Directions

QuadThe School is situated on the Harvard Longwood Campus in close proximity to the Harvard Medical School, and T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Read more.


ClinicAs one of the leading dental schools in the country, HSDM employees play a vital role in the academic mission. Learn about opportunities for clinicians, educators, researchers, faculty, and administrators. Read more.