Education

The School of Dentistry combines research with clinical experience to provide an unparalleled educational experience. Students have access to the full teaching and research resources of University of Utah Health.

We offer one graduate degree and one residency program.

Doctor in Dental Surgery (DDS) Degree Program

The doctor in dental surgery (DDS) degree prepares students to treat patients with a wide variety of oral health issues. The program uses an innovative “3 + 1” curriculum to provide cutting-edge, applied training.

The School of Dentistry will offer this program beginning in 2017.

Our degree program is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA).

General Practice Residency (GPR) Residency Program

The general practice residency (GPR) program provides a year of advanced clinical dental education in general dentistry in a large, modern hospital setting and in community clinics throughout Utah. Residents gain exposure to treating a diverse patient population.