Welcome to the University of Minnesota School of DentistryOur mission
The University of Minnesota School of Dentistry is the state’s only dental school, and the only dental school in the northern tier of states between Wisconsin and the Pacific Northwest. As such, we are a regional resource to five states for dental education, consulting services, patient treatment, and ongoing continuing dental education. We educate general dentists and dental specialists, dental therapists, dental hygienists, dental educators and research scientists. Our mission is to improve oral and craniofacial health by educating clinicians and scientists who translate knowledge and experience into clinical practice. Click here to view our mission statement.
What's happening at the School of Dentistry
School of Dentistry Patient Clinics wins Angie's List award
The University of Minnesota School of Dentistry’s Patient Clinics has earned the service industry-coveted Angie’s List Super Service Award for a second straight year.
Building Bridges to a Career in Dentistry
Launched in September 2010, this Health Careers Opportunity Program (HCOP) provides opportunity to students from underrepresented and disadvantaged communities to compete in the School of Dentistry and prepare for dental careers.