International student services are provided by International Student Services (ISS) at Texas A&M University, located in College Station, Texas. A local liaison, Kim Luttman, is in the Office of Graduate and Professional Studies at the College of Dentistry.
ISS Contact Information
Foreign-trained dentists who wish to practice dentistry in Texas may visit the Texas State Board of Dental Examiners (TSBDE) web page for detailed instructions for becoming licensed in the State of Texas.
According to TSBDE requirements, in general a foreign-trained dentist seeking to practice dentistry in Texas must successfully complete training in an American Dental Association (ADA) approved specialty education program that is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation and that consists of at least two years of training as specified by the Council on Dental Education. Exceptions, special circumstances, and detailed information regarding requirements for licensure may be obtained directly from the Texas State Board of Dental Examiners.
The specialties listed below accept applications from foreign-trained dentists. All programs accept applications from internationals who hold a US or Canadian dental degree.
* Must have an MPH from a US institution in addition to the foreign dental degree in order to apply.