The New York University College of Dentistry
is one of 14 schools and divisions at New York University
. It is located near Manhattan's Midtown area. Currently NYU College of Dentistry is well known for its strong clinical training, its outstanding research ranking, and a wide and diverse patient pool.
The College of Dentistry was founded in 1865 as the "New York College of Dentistry." It merged with NYU in 1925. NYUCD is the third oldest and the largest dental school in the United States
. In 1957 the College moved into its present home on First Avenue, which in 1965 was named the K. B. Weissman Clinical Science Building
. In 1978 the Arnold and Marie Schwartz Hall of Dental Sciences
was completed. In 1987 New York University dedicated the David B. Kriser Dental Center. In 2001 two preclinical simulation labs opened. The two laboratories provide cutting-edge technology to teach preclinical sciences. In 2002, the Leonard I. Bluestone Center for Clinical Research
opened - the only dental school-based research center that provides beds for 24-hour patient monitoring.
In fall of 2005, NYU's Division of Nursing moved from the Steinhardt School of Education
to form the College of Nursing within the College of Dentistry.
The College of Dentistry is located on First Avenue between East 24th and 25th Streets, about 6 blocks south of the NYU School of Medicine
. The College, comprising the Schwartz Hall of Dental Sciences
and the K. B. Weissman......