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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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