“The University of Utah School of Dentistry is extremely pleased to be a part of this groundbreaking program to provide dental services to underserved Medicaid adult patients. Our faculty, staff and students consider it an honor to help care for the disabled and blind who are the recipients of these much needed oral health services,” said Wyatt R. Hume, D.D.S., Ph.D., Dean of the University of Utah School of Dentistry. ... Read More
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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Utah's dentist workforce 'overwhelmingly male', School of Dentistry invites balanced group for Class of 2022
On Dec. 1, 51 percent of all offers to attend the U's dental school starting in 2018 were extended to women, 72 percent of them from out of state. ... Read More
Dr. Rory Hume, Dean of the University of Utah School of Dentistry, stopped by KUTV to explain how UOHC advocates for and promotes programs and policies that address the unmet oral health needs of low income, uninsured/underinsured children and their families. ... Read More
One might wonder how the School of Dentistry and the Marriott Library would be partners. Strange bedfellows you say? Not at all.... Read More
Researchers at University of Utah Health clarified a molecular pathway responsible for the formation of cleft palate and identified a new treatment to reverse this defect in mouse pups in-utero. ... Read MoreHuman Genetics
The University of Utah has announced a significant gift from the Ray and Tye Noorda Foundation for the new Tye Noorda Oral Health Services Endowment in the School of Dentistry. In honor of Tye, this new endowment advances the couple’s vision for helping the most vulnerable within the community by providing Utah’s underserved communities with access to oral health care services.... Read More