Bone Cancer TeamTargeting Bone Cancer Pain

Severe pain is a common symptom of many types of bone cancers. As patients and providers seek new treatments for pain that do not involve opioids, scientists at the University of Minnesota are seeking new solutions.

Targeting bone cancer pain

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

Conrado Aparicio, PhD, MScEng

Aparicio named Century Club Professor of the Year

Conrado Aparicio, PhD, MScEng, a School of Dentistry professor and deputy director of the Minnesota Dental Research Center for Biomaterials and Biomechanics, received the award in April 2019.


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.

Larry Wolff

Wolff earns prestigious University honor

Congratulations to Larry Wolff, MS, PhD, DDS, who received a University of Minnesota 2018-19 Award for Outstanding Contributions to Graduate and Professional Education.


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.

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  • The School of Dentistry educates 73% of Minnesota's dentists, through a team-based approach to care.

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  • We educate general dentists, dental specialists, dental hygienists, dental therapists, dental educators and research-scientists.

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