A Note from the Director of Admissions

We are pleased that you are interested in The Maurice H. Kornberg School of Dentistry. Temple's strength has always been educating dental students committed to clinical excellence in the practice of dentistry. The comprehensive patient care taught at the School of Dentistry results in graduates with outstanding manual dexterity, diagnostic and clinical skills and a sound understanding of the business aspects of the profession.

We have been educating dental students since 1863, utilizing a rich curriculum and a diverse and extensive patient pool. We are proud of our reputation for clinical excellence.

At Temple, we believe that the students' needs and concerns are top priority. We provide a supportive, nurturing environment in which our students can develop the skills required to provide quality patient care.

We invite you to fully explore The Maurice H. Kornberg School of Dentistry. We are prepared to provide you with the highest quality dental education.

Brian Hahn
Director of Admissions

For additional information, including status of applications already sent, use the following email: kornbergadmissions@temple.edu, or call 1-800-441-4363.


The programs in Predoctoral Dental Education (DMD), Advanced Specialty Education in Dental Public Health, Advanced Specialty Education in Endodontics, Advanced Specialty Education in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics, Advanced Specialty Education in Periodontics are accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation and have been given the accreditation status of Approval (without reporting requirements). The Commission is a specialized accrediting body recognized by the United States Department of Education. The commission on Dental Accreditation can be contacted at (312)440-4653 or at 211 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611-2678. The commission's web address is: http://ada.org/100.aspx. The Commission on Dental Accreditation has accredited the postdoctoral program in Advanced Education in General Dentistry. However, accreditation of the program does not, in itself, constitute recognition of any dental specially status.