of 2025 Are
Class of 2025
Represented In Aspid Class of 2023
Doctor of Dental Surgery(DDS)
Ostrow’s innovative learner-centered curriculum gives Doctor of Dental Surgery students comprehensive clinical training and thorough preparation in the latest techniques for advanced oral health care.
Advanced Standing Program for International Dentists(DDS)
The Advanced Standing Program for International Dentists is tailored to meet the needs of dentists trained in other countries who want to earn a DDS degree.
Master of Science in Biomaterials and Digital Dentistry(MS)
Ostrow offers a two-year, full-time master's program in biomaterials and digital dentistry that provides dental professionals with in-depth knowledge in dental material properties, composite resins, implants, 3-D printing and computer-aided design and manufacturing.
Master of Science in Biomedical Implants and Tissue Engineering(MS)
The Master of Science in Biomedical Implants and Tissue Engineering (BITE) program enhances knowledge and critical thinking skills for graduate students interested in the biological and clinical aspects of osseointegration and clinical applications of tissue engineering.
Craniofacial Biology PhD Program(PhD)
The Doctorate of Philosophy in Craniofacial Biology program prepares students for careers in academic environments as clinical scholars or as members of multidisciplinary teams of health professionals in academic research centers.
Post-Graduate Education Certificate Opportunites
Ostrow offers advanced dental education programs leading to a certificate in clinical specialties such as orthodontics, oral surgery and pediatric dentistry.
When she isn’t treating patients at Ostrow, Taylor Purks DDS ’22 is on the lacrosse field. The one-time Howard University lacrosse player recently competed with the Puerto Rican lacrosse team, winning second place at the 2021 Pan-American Lacrosse Association (PALA) Sixes Cup in early September. DURING HER FIRST YEAR as a dental student, Taylor […]
Ostrow adds 3-D intraoral scanning training to orthodontics module for DDS and ASPID students. THROUGHOUT JUNE, THE ADVANCED ORTHODONTICS CLINIC on the Norris Dental Science Center’s third floor was abuzz with activity. Over the course of five half-day sessions, more than 180 students from the DDS Class of 2024 and the ASPID Class of 2023 […]
The discovery, made by an Ostrow-led research team, could soon improve the lives of human beings with critical size cranial defects. EVERY YEAR, SURGEONS PERFORM MORE THAN 5,000 CRANIOPLASTIES (surgeries that restore cranial defects) on patients who have experienced critical size cranial defects resulting from congenital defects, head trauma or tumor removals. Traditional materials used […]
Editor’s Note: The following is Ostrow’s winning essay for the National Dental Association President’s Scholarship Equity Statement Competition. The competition awards a $10,000 scholarship to one student — who must be a member of their school’s chapter of the Student National Dental Association — at each of California’s dental schools. BEING RAISED BY A HARD-WORKING […]
Dental school vows to continue supporting profession with career advancement training opportunities. THE HERMAN OSTROW SCHOOL OF DENTISTRY OF USC has announced it will no longer be matriculating new dental hygiene students, making the Class of 2021 the last to graduate with a bachelor’s degree in dental hygiene from USC. The move comes as USC […]