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Table. 3.

Duration of dental education in various countries

Region Country Duration of dental education (years)
North America United States 8*
Europe Germany, Greece, Poland, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom 5
France, Italy, Romania 6
Asia India 5
Japan, Hong Kong 6
Saudi Arabia 7
China 5 or 8

*8 years of dental education means 4+4 system. The dental schools operating the 3+4 system in the US are as follows: Augusta University, Case Western Reserve University, Marquette University, Nova Southeastern University, New York University, Rutgers School of Dental Medicine, Temple University, University of Detroit Mercy, University of Florida, University of Maryland, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, University of New England, University of Pennsylvania, UT Health San Antonio. University of the Pacific Arthur A. Dungoni School of dentistry has a 2+3, 3+3, and 4+3 system.

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