The Future of Dentistry: Transforming Scholars into Leaders

The University of Utah School of Dentistry’s mission is to improve the oral and overall health of the community through education, research, and service based on: academic excellence; exceptional, compassionate, and innovative patient-centered care; research to advance knowledge and continually improve oral health; community collaboration, enrichment, and service; and leadership.

First Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) Degree Coming in 2017

The University of Utah School of Dentistry will grant its first DDS degree in 2017.

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Taking Value to School
Health Care Transformation, Research, Clinical, Education
Aug 11, 2017

Taking Value to School

Value is king at University of Utah Health. More than a decade ago, visionary leaders lunged for the brass ring of value, and they haven’t let go. This effort goes beyond the clinical enterprise. ... Read More

Reversing a Genetic Mutation to Restore Smiles
Aug 09, 2017

Reversing a Genetic Mutation to Restore Smiles


Rena D’Souza, D.D.S., Ph.D., Professor of Dentistry at the University of Utah Health received a grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to build on her past research to characterize the genetics that prevent tooth formation and develop therapies to reverse this process. ... Read More

What to Do When Your Child Chips or Knocks Out a Tooth
Jun 13, 2017

What to Do When Your Child Chips or Knocks Out a Tooth

tooth, pediatric, dentistry, children

Kids can be rambunctious and rowdy, especially during the warm summer months when they're outside playing sports and running around. When they eventually take a spill that knocks out a tooth, do you know what to do? Pediatric dental specialist Dr. Hans Reinemer explains what you need to do for everything from chips and cracks to fully knocked-out teeth. ... Read More

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