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Clinical Attire

Students are required to wear approved scrub brands and colors.  Below is the link for approved scrubs.  All Class levels, please refer to your student policy manual regarding proper attire. 

Approved College of Dentistry Scrub Colors Pre-Doctoral: scheme is:

Class of 2023- Navy; Class of 2024-Royal; Class of 2025- Ceil; Class of 2026-Navy, Repeat...

Postdoctoral Residents: Orthodontics and Pediatric Dentistry: Black

                                        AEGD: Selected Annually

Dental Hygiene: Selected Annually


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Students' white coat instructions:

A. D2-D4, DH4, Postdoctoral Coats 

Worn by D2, D3, D4, DH4, Postdoctoral Residents

received during a ceremony held in the summer

immediately preceding Fall of year 2. D2 scrubs are also ordered immediately preceding Fall of D2 year.

B. D1 and DH3 Coats - D1 attire for Fall and Spring is business casual as outlined in the student policy manual.

Students' White Coats should be hip length.

Instructions for Ordering a D1/DH3 Daily White Coat:

***Daily coats may be ordered from HU Bookstore

or a vendor of the student's choosing.


Coat Embroidery - Choose The Following:

Number of Lines: 3

Font Style: Monotype Corsiva Font

Thread Color: Navy Blue

Placement: Left Chest

First Name Last Name (Middle initial optional)

Howard University

College of Dentistry

*Please note, student's embroidered name must match

 name listed on Academic Roster*

*You must register with Medelita using your Howard University email in order to purchase. 

student discount available! Use on Medelita checkout page
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