Dr. Allyson received her undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan in 2007. Upon graduating from Michigan, Dr. Mulder chose to complete her training at Tufts University, School of Dental Medicine, earning her Doctorate of Dental Medicine (DMD) in 2012. Tufts, along with Harvard University and the many other east coast schools, present their graduating doctors with a DMD degree. All dentists receive either a DMD or a DDS degree. The degrees are identical in every way, except for the letters, but for a more detailed explanation, please click on our link here DMD vs DDS Degrees to learn more.