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A. T. Still University - Missouri School of Dentistry & Oral Health
A. T. Still University - Missouri School of Dentistry & Oral Health
  • Year founded: 1892
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A. T. Still University - Missouri School of Dentistry & Oral Health
Dental School
  • INTERVIEW FEEDBACK 1 7 Responses
  • SCHOOL REVIEWS 4 0 Responses



School Stats

  • Resident Tuition $68,332
  • Non - Resident Tuition $68,332
  • Application Fee $70
  • AVG DAT 18.0
  • AVG GPA 3.5

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Admissions Information

  • Admissions Office
  • A. T. Still University - Missouri School of Dentistry & Oral Health
  • 800 West Jefferson Street
  • Kirksville 63501
  • United States

School Overview

School Info

The Missouri School of Dentistry & Oral Health will educate dental students to provide comprehensive patient care in an environment of scholarly engagement and inquiry. Graduates will become community and educational leaders, serve those in need, and promote life-long learning.

The program will produce graduates with a strong foundation of critical inquiry, evidence-based practice, research, and cultural proficiency, an orientation to prevention and interprofessional and interdisciplinary healthcare experiences. We will promote the delivery of optimal patient care and foster the transfer of newly acquired knowledge, skills and technology to the profession and to the community. The curriculum will intertwine the humanist qualities of compassion, altruism and community-focus with the traditional educational components of oral health competency, ethics, integrity, leadership, service, professionalism and excellence.


MOSDOH students spend the first two years studying the basic sciences and clinical introductions in a classroom setting. Third and fourth year clinical education will be based in St. Louis, which will provide an adequate population base of patients in need of dental services. At least half of the fourth year clinical experiences will be distributed in Community Health Centers (CHCs) and other safety net clinics in Missouri and the Midwest Region, including our partner in Kirksville - the Northeast Missouri Health Council.


The dental simulation clinic is located on the first floor of the IPE building and serves as an innovative learning environment where MOSDOH students learn the dental sciences with the best technology available before advancing to the MOSDOH patient-care setting in St. Louis.

The 7,000+ square foot simulation clinic has 48 student workstations, each equipped with a KaVo Mannekin Simulator, LED dental light, dental instruments, and a flat screen display monitor. An instructor's station at the front of the clinic provides space for faculty members to demonstrate techniques which can be broadcast directly to each individual student station.

In addition to student and faculty work stations, the simulation clinic houses four dental operatories with digital x-ray units, a sterilization center, a dispensary and a wet lab consisting of eight sinks and stainless steel work space.

Interview Feedback

Interview Feedback

Results Overview

How did the interview impress you?

Response # Responders
Positively 5
Negatively 2
No change 0

What was the stress level of the interview?

Response Avg # Responders
3.43 7

0 = low, 10 = high

How you think you did?

Response Avg # Responders
8.00 7

0 = low, 10 = high

Select Questions & Recent Responses

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"I would’ve appreciated more specific information about the actual class curriculum. I felt the given info was too general." More from this Member | Report Response

"Send emails thanking them for their time after." More from this Member | Report Response

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"Why MOSDOH?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What was your favorite thing of your shadowing experience?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What makes a good dentist in your mind?" More from this Member | Report Response

"How do you manage stress?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What would you do if you found a classmate with an exam key?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What would you do if you caught another student cheating?" More from this Member | Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How do you react when something goes wrong or doesn't go your way?" More from this Member | Report Response

"If dentistry was not an option at all, what other fields would you choose?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Not a question, but they split the interviewees into 2 groups. Each group read instructions to create a public health facility meeting listed goals, then presented it to the other group. The interviewers watched the entire process." More from this Member | Report Response

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Individual Responses

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School Reviews

School Reviews

Results Overview

Overall, how satisfied are you with this program?

Response Avg # Responders
8.00 1

0 = Terrible, 10 = World Class

What do you like most?

"Taking one class at a time allows you to really focus on a subject instead of having to juggle 5-10 at once. Focus on public health was major positive for me. Also small class size was great as we were a very tight knit group, no competition amongst us." | Report Response

What do you like least?

"Having to move halfway through was inconvenient" | Report Response

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