The University of Utah School of Dentistry will lead the profession in dental education, discovery, and outreach to provide comprehensive and value-driven care for each patient

The mission of the University of Utah School of Dentistry is to advance health by:

  1. Providing exceptional care for our patients
  2. Educating excellent dentists for the future
  3. Leading oral health discovery and innovation
  4. Meeting the oral health needs of our community
  5. Making a meaningful impact on the health of our underserved
  6. Creating a humanistic culture that elevates human welfare, values, dignity, equity, and inclusion
  7. Integrating oral care into total health

 

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COVID-19 Weekly Update, September 22, 2020
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Sep 23, 2020

COVID-19 Weekly Update, September 22, 2020

Infectious Disease, , coronavirus

After a period of decline and stabilization, Utah has seen a significant increase in the number of individuals testing positive for coronavirus. As the number of people with active coronavirus infections in Utah goes up, we expect to see a corresponding increase in hospitalizations across the state. This is a worrisome trend but reversible if we all work together.... Read More

COVID-19 Weekly Update, September 15, 2020
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Sep 16, 2020

COVID-19 Weekly Update, September 15, 2020

Infectious Disease, , coronavirus

Based on the last few days of testing, the number of Utahns with active cases of coronavirus is increasing. It is difficult to determine whether this increase is a function of recent testing disruptions caused by weather, Labor Day holiday transmissions, or a combination of other factors. Additional data will help us gain a clearer picture. ... Read More

COVID-19 Weekly Update, September 1, 2020
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Sep 02, 2020

COVID-19 Weekly Update, September 1, 2020

Infectious Disease, , coronavirus

The keywords this week are “leveled off but stable.” Fewer symptomatic people are presenting for PCR testing at our community clinics. Our focus and attention expand to our campus community, which includes Salt Lake County. Hospitalizations have been decreasing, although percent positivity is rising slightly.... Read More

VA Honor for Professor Matthew Samore, MD
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Aug 13, 2020

VA Honor for Professor Matthew Samore, MD

Wellness and Integrative Health, Psychiatry, , veterans health care

Matthew Samore, MD, an H.A. and Edna Benning Presidential Professor of Medicine has received the highest honor for a Department of Veterans Affairs health researcher: 2019 Under Secretary's Award for Outstanding Achievement in Health Services Research. Since the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic, Samore has conducted infectious disease research to determine the true rate of COVID-19 infection in Utah. ... Read More

Psychiatry,Population Health Sciences,Family and Preventive Medicine,Biomedical Informatics

Message From Our Dean

Roy Hume

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