Oral Biology and Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology Major

This major is a program that focuses on the scientific study of the growth, development, diseases, healing properties, and neurological components of the oral cavity, related tissues and organs, and associated craniofacial areas.

Includes instruction in oral microbiology microanatomy, craniofacial pain, humoral aspects of disease, etiology and histology of caries, plaque ecology, wound healing, oral disease epidemiology, oral manifestations of systemic disease, lesions, normal and pathologic physiology, and related molecular and physical studies.

hat can you do with a major/degree in Oral Biology and Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology Major?

If you choose to pursue an MDS major/degree program in Oral Biology and Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, you will be able to find a career in the private medical sector or with the government.  You will need to successfully complete a fellowship exam in the American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology during your tenure as well as pass a board exam by the end of your training.


Trade Associations and Professional Organizations in Oral Biology and Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology Major

Professional associations are groups of professionals dedicated to topics in specific fields. Professional associations provide a wealth of online resources, some of which are geared specifically towards students. These organizations typically also host conferences and events, providing great opportunities for learning and networking across your field of interest.