Programs and Admissions

  • DDS Simulation Clinic

    Doctor of Dental Surgery program

    Learn all about our D.D.S. program, which features the largest enrollment of pre-doctoral dental students in the Upper Midwest and has access to state-of-the-art technology

    D.D.S. Program

  • Building Bridges to a Career in Dentistry

    Building Bridges to a Career in Dentistry

    Launched in 2010, Building Bridges provides students from underrepresented communities an opportunity to excel at the School of Dentistry

    Building Bridges

  • Dental Hygiene

    Dental Hygiene programs

    The University of Minnesota has the only dental hygiene program in the state that grants a baccalaureate degree and is affiliated with a dental school.

    Dental Hygiene programs

  • Dental Therapy

    Dental Therapy programs

    in 2009, the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry became the first dental school in the U.S. to create an educational program for dental therapists

    Dental Therapy programs


    UMN PASS - Advanced Standing Program

    The University of Minnesota School of Dentsitry Program for Advanced Standing Students (UMN PASS) is designed for dental school graduates from outside the U.S. and Canada


Welcome to the School of Dentistry

Our school presents you with the tools, technology and rich educational experience to achieve your goals and become a competent, well-rounded dental professional.

Dental School Preparation Course
Dental School Preparation Course

Get ready for the rigors of the School of Dentistry with a 20-hour intensive program designed to prepare students for the field of dentistry. The program consists of hands-on clinical exercises and laboratory procedures as well as faculty lectures. Students will also have access to the state-of-the-art simulation clinic.

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Board of Regents approves D.D.S./M.P.H. program

The University of Minnesota's Board of Regents approved a proposal for a new Doctor of Dental Surgery/Master in Public Health dual degree program between the School of Dentistry and the School of Public Health as part of the Public Health Practice Executive Program. This dual degree will provide students the ability to integrate dentistry and the practice of public health to identify and solve community health problems in areas of oral health. The DDS/MPH dual degree will be offered beginning Fall 2013.

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  • Last modified on April 23, 2012