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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Humans of the U: Adam Hiné
Apr 23, 2020

Humans of the U: Adam Hiné

dentistry, oral health, service

My mother is from a small village in West Africa. She grew up with nine older siblings in a tightknit community. My father grew up in Haiti. He never talked much about his childhood, but from the stories he told, I knew it was harsh and that he was forced to be independent at a young age. Haiti is a part of my heritage I always felt a need to connect with. ... Read More

The Return of Spring
Mar 31, 2020

The Return of Spring

As the weather slowly but surely warms, I have been thinking about spring and the story it tells us about growth and renewal. Challenges may slow our growth for a moment, but in each of us is the promise that things will get better.... Read More

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