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School of Dentistry Education

Combining research and clinical experience

The University of Utah School of Dentistry offers one graduate degree and one residency program, and combines research with clinical experience to provide an unparalleled educational experience. Students have full access to teaching and research resources from University of Utah Health.

In addition, the School of Dentistry offers continuing dental education and pre-dental pathways pr

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Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS)

Accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA), our Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree program prepares students to treat patients with a wide variety of oral health issues. In 2017, the program started using the innovative "3+1" curriculum to provide applied cutting-edge training.

General Practice Residency (GPR)

The General Practice Residency (GPR) program provides a year of advanced general dentistry education in various clinical settings throughout Utah: University of Utah Hospital, Greenwood Health Center, Montezuma Creek Community Health Center. Residents gain experience by caring for patient populations with a w