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Alumni Affairs and Development

The College of Dentistry's alumni are leaders in their profession. 

Living in every state in the nation and in many foreign countries, they make up a vibrant community of more than 10,000 dentists and dental hygienists who serve as researchers, educators, and dental practitioners.

I'm proud to have been a Buckeye during my dental school years. The College of Dentistry is a great institution with an exciting future ahead! I appreciate the faculty and staff members who contributed to making it an excellent dental school!
Brian S. Shumway '03 & '07

Stay connected

Our alumni share a special connection. They are lifelong Buckeyes whose friendships and memories keep them connected to their alma mater -- and to all that it means to be a part of the past, present, and the future of the College of Dentistry and Ohio State. 

Dental Alumni Society

All dentistry, dental hygiene and specialty program graduates are eligible for membership. Non-alumni friends, faculty, and graduates of other dental programs are eligible to join the Dental Alumni Society as associate members.

Ohio State Alumni Portal

The Alumni Portal allows you to keep your personal information up-to-date, update your e-mail settings, get in touch with former classmates, inform us of exciting changes in your life and more.

Dental Journal

The Ohio State Dental shares what is new and exciting among our students, staff, faculty and alumni.

First Thursday

This e-newsletter features updates on recent and upcoming events in the College of Dentistry.

Class notes

Did you accept a new position? Have you gotten married? Are you proud new parents or grandparents? Share your news with your fellow alumni - send an email to with your news, photos, and graduation year.


Dental Alumni Society

It is great to be a Buckeye! As a society, we support our dental students and alumni, but we cannot do this without your support as a member. If you are not already, please consider becoming a Lifetime member.

Office of Alumni Affairs and Development

Ted Backus
Senior Director of Development

Ted Backus

Asst. Director, Alumni Affairs

Christine Sturmi

Program Assistant

Frank Kahara


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305 W. 12th Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210


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