With a focus on population health, the new dean of the School of Dentistry, Rory Hume, D.D.S, Ph.D., stands ready to re-envision oral health in Utah.... Read More
The Future of Dentistry: Transforming Scholars into Leaders
The University of Utah's 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.
When dentist Dr. Lilliam Pinzón looked into the mouth of a 5-year-old child, she saw 15 of his teeth had cavities. As with all her patients in Tijuana, Mexico, the boy had HIV and was enrolled in her study testing which of two dental filling compounds was more appropriate for underserved children.... Read More
Wyatt Rory Hume, D.D.S., Ph.D., took the reins of the University of Utah School of Dentistry on May 15. We sat down with the new dean to get to know him and his philosophy.... Read More
Award honors D'Souza for her internationally regarded research into tooth development and genetics.... Read More
Most patients think of a dentist as someone who can help them maintain a beautiful smile or fill cavities but don’t necessarily think of those regular dental visits as a potentially life-saving activity.... Read More
Congressman Chris Stewart visited the labs of dental researchers Olga Baker and Rena D'Souza. We are excited to share our research with our distinguished guest!... Read More