Meharry Medical College

School of Dentistry
1005 Dr DB Todd Jr Blvd
Nashville TN 37208

Meharry Medical College is a global academic health sciences center advancing health equity through innovative research, transformative education, exceptional and compassionate health services and policy-influencing thought leadership. True to its legacy, Meharry empowers diverse populations to improve the well-being of humankind.

Core Values Meharry Medical College is a community of scholars and learners committed to excellence.

These are our core values:

Accountability with transparency Equity with inclusion Respect with collegiality Service with compassion Integrity without exception

Vision Statement In 2026, Meharry Medical College will:

Have an enrollment of more than 1,700, including 900 medical students, 500 dental students and 300 graduate students. Enroll students in: Medicine Dentistry Biomedical science Public health Health policy Health economics Medical sociology Data science Physician assistant studies Biomedical engineering Bioinformatics Enroll students from across the U.S. and around the world who aspire to improve the lives of disadvantaged populations. Have a residential population of at least 1,200 on the “village campus.” Be the national model for the delivery of inter-professional training for aspiring students and working professionals. Be a leader in data-driven, health equity-focused research in the following areas: Cancer Educational effectiveness and performance Infectious disease Mental and behavioral health/substance abuse Obesity/cardiovascular disease Oral health Precision medicine/health Be the trailblazer in defining and implementing a new model for delivering value-based, patient-centered health care: In Nashville In rural Tennessee and the Mississippi Delta In urban communities across the U.S. Be a national leader in clinical medicine in: Cancer Infectious disease Mental and behavioral health/substance abuse Obesity/cardiovascular disease Oral health Have a network of regional, national and international partners to expand its clinical reach and provide additional educational opportunities for students and residents. Have a comprehensive multi-specialty group practice composed of technologically adept primary care and specialist physicians, dentists and oral surgeons, advance practice nurses, physician assistants, pharmacists, optometrists, nutritionists, behaviorists, and community health workers who provide value-based, patient-centered health care. Collaborate in the design and implementation of focused synergistic community networks that complement MMC’s education, research and clinical missions and provide leverage for service engagement opportunities.

The School of Dentistry is a dental school within Meharry Medical College located in the United States city of Nashville. The school is one of the dental schools in the state of Tennessee.

Meharry Medical College School of Dentistry is a part of Meharry Medical College. The school was established in 1886.

Meharry Medical College School of Dentistry awards following degrees:

Doctor of Dental Surgery DDS ProgramBio-medical Science based, spanning a length of four years leading to a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree.During the first two years, dental students take medical science courses along with students at the Meharry Medical College at the Harold Dadford West Basic Sciences Center. The final two years entails a curriculum of comprehensive clinical care.

Meharry Medical College School of Dentistry is located on 1005 Doctor D B Todd Junior Boulevard, Nashville, TN. The College, houses patient clinics, research and teaching facilities, educational programs, and administrative offices. The operatories are designed in modules, each containing a waiting room, offices, X-ray facilities, and a seminar room for instruction and consultation. These facilities enable the College to provide oral health care for Tennesseans.

Meharry Medical dental college offers an Advanced Education Program in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, School of Dentistry, Meharry Medical College is fully accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation of the American Dental Association. The college also offers a program in General Practice Residency (GPR), available for dentists seriously desiring to enhance their knowledge and clinical skill in all aspects of general dentistry.

Departments Meharry Medical College School of Dentistry includes the following departments:

Dental Public Health, Endodontics, Oral Biology & Research, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Oral Diagnostic Sciences, Pediatric Dentistry & Orthodontics, Periodontics, Restorative Dentistry (Prosthodontics and Operative Dentistry).

Map of Meharry Medical College School of Dentistry, 1005 Dr DB Todd Jr Blvd, Nashville TN 37208

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