Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Faculty of Dentistry

Doctor of Medicine/Master of Science (MD/MSc)



The graduate training program in oral and maxillofacial surgery is a six-year program. It is a joint program leading to an MD/MSc in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. The program utilizes the facilities of the Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre, IWK-Grace Health Care Centre and Dalhousie University. An important part of the program is devoted to research, including an original research project leading to a Master’s thesis and defence.


Extensive training is provided in surgical correction of dentofacial deformities, obstructive sleep apnea, cleft lip and palate, maxillofacial pathology and reconstruction, maxillofacial trauma, dental implants and other surgery as it pertains to the specialty of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.

Admission Requirements

Candidates must satisfy the general requirements for admission to the Faculty of Graduate Studies. In addition, candidates must possess either a DDS or DMD and be eligible for student licensure in the Province of Nova Scotia.

Application Deadline

The application deadline for this program is August 31st of the year preceding commencement of the program.

Contact Information

Subject Code: ORMX
Tel: 902-494-1679
Email: omfs.dentistry@dal.ca
Address: 5981 University Avenue, Room 5132, P.O. Box 15000, Halifax, NS B3H 4R2
Graduate Coordinator: Dr. Curtis Gregoire
Graduate Coordinator Tel: 902-494-1404
Graduate Coordinator Email: cgregoir@dal.ca
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