The Nursing Home Program
This extramural geriatric dentistry program provides dental care to
residents of 21 nursing homes with a combined total of
3210 residents. There are additional nursing homes on the
This program employs one full-time faculty who administer the
program, two part-time faculty and a full-time dental assistant.
Over 1800 patient visits are completed annually, where senior dental
students provided comprehensive treatment to nursing home residents.
If interested in having an affiliation agreement with The OSU
College of Dentistry Geriatric Dentistry Program, please call Dr.
Abdel R. Mohammad, Director of the geriatric dentistry program, at
Director of Program: Abdel R. Mohammad, DDS,MS,MPH
Faculty: Reza Heshmati, DDS, MS, MPH
Coordinator: Carol Orders, CDA, BS