University of Minnesota Dental Clinics open with enhanced safety measures

All University of Minnesota Dental Clinics reopened Monday, July 6, with enhanced measures in place to limit exposure and potential spread of the COVID-19 virus. The clinics will continue to take emergency dental patients. Read More.

Jackie Callaway-CampbellTaking a chance, finding her fit in Dental Therapy

For Dental Therapy student Jackie Callaway-Campbell, a few encouraging words from a manager in Delaware made all the difference in her journey to the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry.

Jackie's dental therapy journey

Driven Dentistry

Working from home info

The School of Dentistry has developed tips and plans for faculty and staff members working from home. This will be added to periodically.


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

Mark Herzberg, DDS, PhD

Herzberg leads American Association of Dental Research

School of Dentistry Professor Mark Herzberg, DDS, PhD, became president of the American Association for Dental Research this spring. The AADR has more than 3,100 members in the U.S.


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.

Keith A. Mays, DDS, MS, PhD

Keith A. Mays named School of Dentistry interim dean

Keith A. Mays, PhD, DDS, MS, was appointed interim dean of the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry, effective May 15, for an expected two-year term. Provost Karen Hanson announced the appointment March 16.


Community oral health activities are an important and critical part of both our education and service mission, and we operate outreach sites throughout the state and region.

Priscilla Flynn

Priscilla Flynn receives Community-Engaged Scholar Award

School of Dentistry Associate Professor Priscilla Flynn, DrPH, MPH, RDH received the Community-Engaged Scholar Award from the University of Minnesota this month.  

  • 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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