Connor Peck, DDSSolving orofacial pain a rewarding choice

Connor Peck, DDS, a second-year resident in the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry’s orofacial pain and temporomandibular joint disorder master’s program, is gaining vast experience diagnosing and treating chronic pain.

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Driven Dentistry

Become a skilled, successful dental professional.


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.


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.

Lauren Hubbard

Part-time teaching yields full-time results

Dr. Lauren Hubbard enjoys the challenge and experience of being an adjunct profesor at the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry.


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

Jenny Enich

Eager to live and serve in a rural community

After clinical rotations at dental clinics in Hibbing and Willmar, School of Dentistry fourth-year dental student Jennifer Enich is eager to return to serve in rural Minnesota.  

  • 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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