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Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
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None: I am not a dentist but as far as i know, the dmd and dds degrees are equivalent. Both are dentists. I believe it is similar to the fact that there are ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Eckelson
50 years experience Dentistry
None: Different schools deliver either a doctor of dental medicine degree or doctor of dental surgery degree. Both are virtually the same. Only the institut ... Read More

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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
No difference: Dds stands for doctor of dental surgery and dmd stands for doctor of doctor of dental medicine some dental schools award ddm degree and other award dm ... Read More
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Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
One letter: Different schools grant different degrees upon their graduates. The dds and dmd degrees are identical and recognized as such by all state licensing bo ... Read More
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Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
DDS=DMD: They both mean the same thing. Some dental schools grant a D.D.S. (Doctor of Dental Surgery) degree while others prefer the D.M.D. (Doctor of Dental M ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Donley
54 years experience Dentistry
None: There is no difference, except that the dentist went to a different dental school. They have the same basic education.
Dr. Greg Rubin
37 years experience Dentistry
No difference : Dds stands for doctor of dental surgery and dmd stands for "dentariae medicinae doctor" , different dental schools in the union granted either dds or ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Karsant
39 years experience Dentistry
Nothing: Training is the same. One stands for doctor of dental surgery dds and the other is doctor of dental medicine dmd.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
51 years experience Dentistry
DDS, DMD: There is no difference. Both are degrees conferred on dentists. Years ago most degrees were dds. Today most are dmd dds means doctor of dental su ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Karsant
39 years experience Dentistry
Nothing: One is a doctor of dental surgery and the other is doctor of dental medicine. The training is the same.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
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None: I am not a dentist but as far as i know, the dmd and dds degrees are equivalent. Both are dentists. I believe it is similar to the fact that there are ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Davis
36 years experience Dentistry
DMD/DDS: They are basically the same. Some schools issue a doctor of medical dentistry.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Simon Rosenberg
46 years experience Dentistry
Apples & Oranges: Dds & dmd are equal degrees given by different dental schools. Oral surgeons are specialists with 4 years of added training. Prosthodontists have 3 y ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Schleimer
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No: An md is a medical doctor who deals with the whole body and any tests used for diagnoses. A dmd or dds are essentially the same. An oral surgeon can o ... Read More

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