Free Online Dentistry Courses from Top Universities

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There are several online dentistry courses offered free by top universities, including Tufts University and the University of Michigan. These classes teach students about performing dental care on the general public and special needs population, dental implants and the medical aspects of dentistry.
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Free Dentistry Courses

Online dentistry courses touch on concepts in such areas with oral care, dentures and implants. Dentistry courses are designed to include lab and clinical rotations, which, of course, can't be executed online. However, these free online courses provide students with access to lecture notes and reading materials.

Tufts University

Tuft's OpenCourseWare offers several courses for dentistry students. Classes cover a range of topics, such as clinical steps and laboratory procedures in making a complete set of dentures, dental care to persons with special needs, oral health care and prevention education for the elderly, the fundamentals of implant dentistry, and how to take patient's history and perform a physical examination.

University of Michigan

Open Michigan offers a clinical dentistry class that investigates denture repairs, single dentures and overdentures. This class is meant to address topics not covered in general courses on denture fabrication and partial removal.

Free Online Dentistry Courses at a Glance

Course & School Program Level Format Assignments Quizzes & Exams Downloadable
Preclinical Complete Denture Prosthodontics course from Tufts University Undergraduate Text No No No
Special Care in Dentistry course from Tufts University Undergraduate/Graduate Text No No No
Geriatric Dentistry course from Tufts University Graduate Text/Slides No No Yes
Oral Public Health and Community Service Program course from Tufts University Undergraduate/Graduate Text/Slides Yes No No
Medicine I course from Tufts University Undergraduate Text/Slides No No No
Medicine II course from Tufts University Graduate Text/Slides No No No
Medicine III: Hospital Clerkship Program course from Tufts University Graduate Text/Slides No No No
Implant Dentistry course from Tufts University Graduate Text/Slides No No No
Advanced Topics in Removable Prosthodontics course from University of Michigan Graduate Text/Video No No Yes

Popular Schools

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    1. American University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • Master of Science in Healthcare Management
      • Master of Science in Healthcare Management
  • Online Programs Available
    2. Kaplan University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • Master of Healthcare Admin
      • Master: Management/Health Care Mgmt
    Bachelor's
      • Bachelor: Health Science
      • Bachelor: Healthcare Admin
  • Online Programs Available
    3. Johns Hopkins University

    Program Options

    Certificate
      • Post-Bachelor's Certificate in Biotechnology Enterprise
  • Online Programs Available
    4. Keiser University

    Program Options

    Associate's
      • Associate of Sciences - Medical Assistant
  • Online Programs Available
    5. Northcentral University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • MS - Organizational Leadership: Health Care Administration
  • Online Programs Available
    6. Colorado State University Global

    Program Options

    Master's
      • Graduate Specialization - Healthcare Administration
  • Online Programs Available
    7. Baker College Online

    Program Options

    Master's
      • Healthcare Management - MBA (Master's)
  • Online Programs Available
    8. George Mason University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • Master of Science in Health Informatics
  • Online Programs Available
    9. Penn Foster Career School

    Program Options

    Certificate
      • Career Diploma: Dental Assistant
  • Online Programs Available
    10. Herzing University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • MBA Dual Concentration: Healthcare Management and Public Safety Leadership
      • MBA Dual Concentration: Healthcare Management and Project Management
    Associate's
      • Associate of Science - Medical Assisting Services
    Certificate
      • Diploma: Medical Assisting

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American University

  • Master of Science in Healthcare Management

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Kaplan University

  • Master of Healthcare Admin
  • Master: Management/Health Care Mgmt
  • Bachelor: Health Science
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Johns Hopkins University

  • Post-Bachelor's Certificate in Biotechnology Enterprise

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Keiser University

  • Associate of Sciences - Medical Assistant

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Northcentral University

  • MS - Organizational Leadership: Health Care Administration

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Colorado State University Global

  • Graduate Specialization - Healthcare Administration

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Baker College Online

  • Healthcare Management - MBA (Master's)

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George Mason University

  • Master of Science in Health Informatics

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