This List of dental schools in the U.S. includes major academic institutions in the U.S. that award advanced professional degrees of either D.D.S. or D.M.D. in the field of dentistry. It does not include schools of medicine, and it includes 65 schools of dentistry in 36 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. It also includes several schools of osteopathic medicine which award DDS/DMD degrees in addition to a DO medical degree.