Everaid FokimEmpowering a New Oral Health Profession

Everaid Fokim is one of six students in the School of Dentistry’s dual degree dental hygiene/dental therapy program who received a generous scholarship from the Delta Dental of Minnesota Foundation.

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Driven Dentistry

Become a skilled, successful dental professional.

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.


Mike T. John, PhD, DDS, MPH

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.

Education

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.


Amber Irby

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.

Service

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

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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University of Minnesota Dental Clinics are open to the public. Become a patient for great, affordable care from world-class dental professionals.