IMPORTANT NOTICE: Due to the merger of Texas A&M Health Science Center and Texas A&M University, all services for Health Science Center international students are now provided by International Student Services (ISS) at Texas A&M University.
International Scholars and Student Interns: All services for Texas A&M Health Science Center (J-1) are now being provided by International Faculty and Scholar services (IFSS) at Texas A&M University.
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.
Acceptable specialties accepting applications from foreign applicants at BCD include:
A general overview and contact information for these programs as well as all post-graduate programs at Texas A&M University Baylor College of Dentistry may be found in the Graduate Programs Brochure. NOTE: Only the above listed programs accept applications and meet ADA requirements to qualify an individual to apply for licensure in Texas.