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. The University of Minnesota School of Dentistry advances health through scientific discovery, innovative education, and the highest-quality care for all communities. Click here to view our mission statement.
What's happening at the School of Dentistry
Introducing our first year students to the profession
First-year dental, dental therapy and dental hygiene students received their white clinic coats on Friday, September 18, in Northrop Memorial Auditorium in a White Coat Ceremony.
James Q. Swift receives Distinguished Service Award
James Q. Swift, DDS, received the 2015 Robert V. Walker Distinguished Service Award on September 30, 2015, at the 97th Annual Meeting, Scientific Sessions and Exhibition of American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons in Washington D.C.