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School of Dental Medicine

 Organization

Dates

  • Existence: 1899

Tufts University School of Dental Medicine was established in 1868 as Boston Dental College. It was incorporated into Tufts College in 1899. The school is located on the Tufts Boston Campus.
Tufts University School of Dental Medicine was established in 1868 as Boston Dental College. It was incorporated into Tufts College in 1899. Although founded as a school to educate students from New England, today Tufts is renowned throughout the United States and the world as a center for academic and clinical excellence. Tufts boasts over 6,900 alumni composed of individuals from all fifty states and thirty-nine countries. The majority of the alumni outside of the USA have completed an Advanced Education Certificate program. Students receive a comprehensive education emphasizing the importance of didactic coursework, clinical experience, and practice management that prepares them to enter the work force as confident, proficient clinicians.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Abraham Berliner Collection of Dental Instruments

 Collection
Call Number: MS200
Scope and Contents: This collection consists of periodontal instruments developed by Dr. Abraham Berliner, circa 1958, as well as some biographical information about him.
Dates: 1936 -- 2012

Charles Millstein Dental History Collection

 Collection
Call Number: MS158
Scope and Contents: This collection consists of oral history interviews, publications, and other materials relating to the history and faculty of the Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. The bulk of the material is dated from 1990 to 2000. Significant interviewees include former Tufts President John DiBaggio.
Dates: bulk 1990 -- 2000, 1971 -- 2015