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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Why Do You Work in Academic Medicine?
health-care-trans
Nov 19, 2018

Why Do You Work in Academic Medicine?

U of U Health aspires to be a place where patients want to come, where binding community partnerships are made, and where people want to work and train. Chief of Staff for Clinical Affairs, Dayle Benson, DHA, shares the values that motivate our clinical leaders in their work. ... Read More

Connecting to Our Primary Purpose
clinical
Nov 12, 2018

Connecting to Our Primary Purpose

As we celebrate nine years among the nation’s Top 10 academic medical centers for quality and safety, Chief Medical Quality Officer Bob Pendleton, MD, reflects on the cultural evolution that is driving our deep commitment to improved patient care. ... Read More

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Sobriety and Dental Care
education
Oct 30, 2018

Sobriety and Dental Care

research, dentistry, substance use disorder

The School of Dentistry is doing groundbreaking work combining dental care with treatment for substance use disorder. Patients in the program have better outcomes for staying in treatment, staying clean, finding a job, and finding a home. We are proud of our patients for the success they are having.... Read More

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Steps Toward a Common Vision
education
Oct 29, 2018

Steps Toward a Common Vision

We have a unique opportunity to help our state prepare for exceptional growth, while leading the nation in innovative practices, discoveries, and transfers of knowledge. ... Read More

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