VirologyIMV researchers make discovery that may help fight cancer

University of Minnesota researchers in the Institute for Molecular Virology (IMV) have made a key discovery that could have important implications for developing a strategy to stop the spread of a highly infectious virus currently spreading in areas of central Australia.

IMV's fight against HTLV-1

Become a skilled, successful dental professional. The University of Minnesota School of Dentistry provides rigorous, hands-on education through a wide variety of degrees and programs.

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.


Harold Tu, DMD, MD, FACS

Harold Tu appointed to new federal pain management task force

Harold K.Tu, DMD, MD, FACS, director of the Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, was appointed to the new, federal Pain Management Best Practices Inter-Agency Task Force.

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.


Gary Anderson

Gary Anderson named School of Dentistry dean

Gary C. Anderson, DDS, MS, has been named dean of the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry for a fixed term beginning March 26, 2018.

Service

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


Give Kids a Smile

Video: A look inside Give Kids a Smile

On February 10, 2018, more than 450 volunteers from the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry as well as outside licensed providers, pre-dent and interprofessional students - helped 197 kids at Give Kids a Smile. Take a look inside the event with a video.  

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