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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Earl Sandroff
43 years experience Dentistry
Same as a DDS really: The dmd ( doctor of dental medicine) was first sued in the late 70s. The thought was to give us more medical knowledge and not just focus on the teeth ... Read More
Dr. James Beck
11 years experience Dentistry
Doctor of dental med: Dmd stands for doctor of dental medicine. It is a dental degree given by some dental schools. Other schools call it dds or doctor of dental surgery. ... Read More

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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Zweig
45 years experience Dentistry
Dental: A dmd and a dds are the same thing. They are both dentists. The difference is only the letters in the degree offered by their dental school.
Dr. Jack Binder
Specializes in Dentistry
Dentist: There are two degrees you can get when you graduate from dental school, depending on which school you go to: a dds (doctor of dental surgery) or a dm ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jake Richards
12 years experience Dentistry
Yup: Absolutely, dmd is used for dentist who have earned their degree as doctor of dental medicine which is equivalent to dds (doctor of dental surgery).
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Dr. ILAN ABRAMOWITZ
15 years experience Dentistry
DMD and DDS: Both are dentists. Dmd is a doctorate in medical dentistry, and a dds is a doctorate in dental surgery. The title of the doctorate is determined by th ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kaveh Niknia
22 years experience Dentistry
Same, both Dentists: Dds stands for doctor of dental surgery, and dmd stands for doctor of dental medicine. All graduates from an accredited us dental school will have on ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. K Bigelow
Dr. K Bigelow answered
36 years experience Dentistry
No difference: The dds or dmd is the degree that the dental school offered upon graduation. Both have similar training and have to pass national board exams as well ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Morton Levitt
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CPK and DMD: Duchenne muscular dystrophy is a muscle wasting disease and CPK levels generally reflect the amount of active muscle destruction present at any one t ... Read More
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A 39-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
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mary Esther Carlin
51 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Define dmd: If you mean by "dmd" duchenne's muscular dystrophy, it is the x-chromosome where the mutation causing that disorder is located. Since males have only ... 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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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.

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