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Clinical Attire

Students are required to wear approved scrub brands and colors. Scrubs are approved for D-4 and D-3 students.  D-2 students may request approval to wear scrubs for pre-clinical settings.    

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

Class of 2024-Royal, Class of 2025-Ceil, Class of 2026-Navy, Class of 2027-Royal.

Students' clinical scrubs brand and style must be approved through the Office of Student Activities and Programs

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 the vendor listed in the links provided.


Coat Embroidery - Choose The Following:

Number of Lines: 3

Font Style: Roman Script

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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