• Owre

    Alfred Owre’s legacy continues with relative’s visit from Norway

    The School of Dentistry's past, present and future came together on June 26 as Moos Tower hosted Fridjtov Owre of Norway, a relative of Dr. Alfred Owre, the School of Dentistry's influential dean from 1905 to 1927.

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    University of Minnesota awards highest alumni honor to E. Dianne Rekow, D.D.S., Ph.D.

    On June 22, the University of Minnesota announced that School of Dentistry alumna E. Dianne Rekow, D.D.S., Ph.D. has been awarded the University’s highest recognition to alumni, the prestigious Outstanding Achievement Award.

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    Graduation 2015

    The 2015 School of Dentistry graduation ceremony took place Friday, May 15, 2015 at Northrup auditorium. Check out video of the ceremony.

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  • Give Kids a Smile Day 2015

    School of Dentistry students help more than 150 kids

    More than 150 kids received free comprehensive dental care at the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry on Saturday, February 7, as part of Give Kids a Smile day.

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    Patient Care

    At the University of Minnesota Dental Clinics we provide general and specialty dental care in association with the School of Dentistry's educational programs.

    Patient care at the School of Dentistry

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    Programs and admissions

    In addition to having the largest enrollment of pre-doctoral dental students in the Upper Midwest, the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry also offers numerous programs for aspiring dental therapists and dental hygienists.

    School of Dentistry programs and admissions

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    Outreach

    The University of Minnesota School of Dentistry has a strong commitment to community outreach, and our community oral health activities are an important part of both our education and service mission.

    School of Dentistry outreach

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    School of Dentistry, Rice Memorial Hospital Partner for Success

    In 2005, Rice Memorial Hospital in Willmar approached the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry for assistance in meeting the growing oral health needs of the area. Today, the Rice Regional Dental Clinic serves patients in a 17-county area. Watch a video documenting this partnership.

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    Research

    The University of Minnesota School of Dentistry supports a strong research program in basic sciences, clinical sciences, social and behavioral science and public health.

    Research at the School of Dentistry

Welcome to the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry

Our 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

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School of Dentistry secures $1.7 million grant to reduce oral health disparities in rural communities

A grant through the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health will fund a five-year program called the Minnesota Collaborative Rural Oral Health Project (MN-CROHP), led by the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry.

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Angie's List recognizes University of Minnesota Dental Clinics with 2014 Super Service Award

The University of Minnesota Dental Clinics have earned the service industry's coveted Angie's List Super Service Award, reflecting an exemplary year of service provided to members of the local services marketplace and consumer review site in 2014.

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