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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University of Utah researchers find novel way to treat opioid addiction
Clinical, Research
Jan 30, 2018

University of Utah researchers find novel way to treat opioid addiction

dental, dentistry, addiction, opioids, substance use

Researchers at The University of Utah School of Dentistry have completed a first-of-its-kind study that integrates comprehensive oral health care with treatment for substance use disorder. These researchers believe that this novel approach to treatment could curb the national opioid epidemic and fundamentally reshape the way we think about addiction.... Read More

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How a State Legislature, the Federal Government, and a Dental School Work Together to Provide Care
Clinical, Recognition, Health Care Transformation
Jan 11, 2018

How a State Legislature, the Federal Government, and a Dental School Work Together to Provide Care

medicaid, dental, dentistry, legislature, blind, disabled

“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

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