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Digital Grand RoundsDigital Grand Rounds series explores equity, justice in dentistry

A series of webinars held by the School of Dentistry’s Continuing Dental Education department will examine dentistry in the context of key diversity, equity and justice issues.

Digital Grand Rounds

Driven Dentistry


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

Massimo Costalonga, Peter Bittner-Eddy

Periodontology lab awarded grant to investigate prevention

Two grants to the School of Dentistry from the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research will support research to identify approaches to preventing oral disease.


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.

Hiwet Ephrem

Ephrem on the vanguard of dental hygiene evolution

For more than a century, dental hygiene experienced numerous changes and evolutions with many more to come. One person on the forefront of these changes is Hiwet Ephrem.


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

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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