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

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Heart Healthy: Wellness and Prevention Day

Friday, February 26, 2016

Information regarding heart health and tips for prevention heart disease.


Howard in the Community: Family Health & Fun Day

Saturday, February 27, 2016

A family health & fun fay sponsored by the Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling Gospel Service. Featuring Health Screenings and Health Information.


46th Annual Drew/Syphax Lecture and Seminar

Monday, March 21, 2016

A lecture and seminar which annually updates physicians and other healthcare professionals on the latest surgical topics and research; named in honor of Dr. Charles R. Drew and Dr. Burke Syphax.

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