The University of Minnesota School of Dentistry supports a strong research program in basic sciences, clinical sciences, social and behavioral science, and public health.
U of M awarded $3.1 million to develop oral health tool
The University of Minnesota School of Dentistry is leading an effort to create a universal tool that can be used internationally to measure patients' perceived oral health quality.
We offer opportunities to prepare for dental school, pursue a dental degree, continue your education, and advance your training and career as a dental professional.
Dental therapy attracting aspiring professionals
The dental therapy program at the U of M School of Dentistry is one of only three such programs in the country and the only dual degree (dental hygiene/dental therapy) program in the US.
Community oral health activities are an important part of both our education and service mission, and we operate outreach sites throughout the region.
MN-CROHP program students serve rural Minnesota
University of Minnesota School of Dentistry student Jessica Lettelleir is spending three weeks of her summer break in tiny Gilbert, Minnesota, building her skills under the supervision of Dr. Witney Cobby, DMD.
We are the only dental school in the northern tier of states between Wisconsin and the Pacific Northwest, making us a regional resource to five states for dental education, service, and treatment.
We are the only dental hygiene program in the state associated with a dental school.
The School of Dentistry educates 73% of Minnesota's dentists, through a team-based approach to care.
We educate general dentists, dental specialists, dental hygienists, dental therapists, dental educators and research-scientists.