Tradition of Excellence
Dental School faculty and alumni who are participating in
the Columbia Dental Plan are affiliated with an institution
that ranks as one of the most innovative dental schools in
the United States.
College of Dental Medicine (CDM) was established in
1852 and has been a leader in research and dental education
ever since. When it officially joined Columbia University
in l916, a group of prominent New York dentists set the School's
Dental School faculty members leading the way into the 21st
century, their roles as teachers, mentors, clinicians, and
researchers will benefit today's patients and students as
well as tomorrow's.