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James B. Edwards College of Dental Medicine

College of Dental Medicine

Dr. Rivers' Retirement

On Monday, June 30, 2014, one of our most respected faculty members, Dr. James A. Rivers retired after 34 years of service to the James B. Edwards College of Dental Medicine. 

During his tenure as chairman, Dr. Rivers shaped the Department of Oral Rehabilitation into one of the most successful teaching programs in the country. He dedicated his life to the dental profession and made it better for all of us. Dr. Rivers played a tremendous role in shaping the lives and careers of those of us who are fortunate enough to count him as a friend, colleague, teacher and mentor....Click here to read more.

JBECDM Welcomes the DMD Class of 2018

The MUSC James B. Edwards College of Dental Medicine welcomed the DMD Class of 2018 on June 2, 2014. The class is comprised of 75 impressive and diverse students, including a record number of women....Click here to read more.

Dr. Salinas Receives Outstanding NIDCR Career Research Award

The Friends of the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR) selected Carlos F. Salinas, DMD as the 2013 recipient of the Outstanding NIDCR Career Research Award....Click here to read more.

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Welcome to the College of Dental Medicine. Dentistry is bonded to the other health care professions by common goals. The dentist, the physician, and other health care professionals share in contributing to the total health of the individual and the community.

The College accepts responsibility for improving the dental and oral health of the citizens which it serves. We are a source of high quality dental and oral health care and an integral part of the inpatient and referral services of the Medical Center.
The College of Dental Medicine is committed to excellence and leadership in the advancement of knowledge. It is focused on the prudent use of its resources for the advancement of biomedical research.

John J. Sanders, DDS
College of Dental Medicine
Professor, Division of Periodontics
Medical University of South Carolina