A program that focuses on the advanced study of the guidance of growing dental structures and the correction of misalignments, disproportionate growth, and traumas caused by genetics, disease, injuries, and dysfunctional behaviors. Includes instruction in craniofacial growth and development, malocclusion, design and fabrication of orthodontic appliances, craniofacial alignment, physiological function and analysis, cephalometrics, model analysis, space analysis, surgical orthodontics, cleft lip and palate, and treatment planning and management.
|Rank||School Name||Students||% of Total||Total On-Campus Cost|
|1||Saint Louis University||17||1%||$53,438|
|3||Loma Linda University||12||1%||N/A|
|4||Seton Hill University||12||2%||$43,900|
|6||University of Detroit Mercy||10||1%||$52,400|
|7||Roseman University of Health Sciences||10||5%||N/A|
|8||University of Pennsylvania||8||0%||$61,800|
|9||University of Illinois at Chicago||8||0%||$29,320|
|10||Oregon Health & Science University||8||1%||N/A|
|11||University at Buffalo||7||0%||$23,316|
|12||Columbia University in the City of New York||7||0%||$64,144|
|13||Nova Southeastern University||7||0%||$43,580|
|14||University of Michigan-Ann Arbor||6||0%||$26,240|
|15||University of Southern California||6||0%||$62,180|
|17||University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus||5||0%||$32,126|
|18||Case Western Reserve University||5||0%||$57,798|
|19||University of Oklahoma-Health Sciences Center||5||1%||N/A|
|20||University of Iowa||5||0%||$20,691|
|21||University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey||4||0%||N/A|
|22||University of Missouri-Kansas City||4||0%||$28,396|
|23||University of Puerto Rico-Medical Sciences||4||1%||N/A|
|24||University of Washington-Seattle Campus||4||0%||$27,034|
|25||Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-New Orleans||4||1%||N/A|
|26||University of the Pacific||3||0%||$57,033|
This list indicates the number of students that completed the Orthodontics/Orthodontology program at the schools above.
It is not necessarily an indicator of academic rigor or quality of education.
Note that some schools do not have enough data to be ranked, and these schools will not appear in our lists.