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dental practitioners from Saudi Arabia visit School of Dentistry

On Wednesday, February 11, 3M ESPE brought 13 dental practitioners from Saudi Arabia to visit the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry.

lab photo

School of Dentistry researchers Louis Mansky, Director of the Institute for Molecular Virology, and Wei Zhang recently captured 3-D images of the human T-cell leukemia virus type 1 (HTLV-1) through advanced electron imaging, a technology that enabled them to study the virus particles in more detail than before.

Moos Tower

The School of Dentistry received a $70,000 grant from the ADEA Dental Education Association Minority Dental Faculty Development (MDFD) program to address oral health disparities in vulnerable children and communities.


University of Minnesota School of Dentistry researchers have developed a novel coating for the titanium used in dental implants.

relive the gala

The School of Dentistry celebrated its 125th anniversary with a black tie gala on Friday, October 24, 2014. Relive the lovely event with videos from throughout the night. Make a gift.

Dental Therapy Class of 2014

The School of Dentistry celebrated its fourth soon-to-be graduating class of dental therapy students on December 4 with its annual banquet at the Campus Club.

Keith Mays

Keith A. Mays, Ph.D., D.D.S., M.S., has been named to the position of associate dean of academic affairs and associate professor in the Department of Restorative Sciences, Division of Prosthodontics at the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry.


Dental leaders, legislators, policymakers and dental access coalition leaders visited the Native American Community Clinic Dental Clinic to learn more about Minnesota's dental therapists.


The Dentistry fall 2014 edition dives into the issue of pain as School of Dentistry scientists study the biological and psychosocial mechanisms that contribute to the pain experience. Also, a look back at the School of Dentistry 125th Anniversary Gala.

Jean Merry

Discover how former School of Dentistry class president Jean Merry, D.D.S., became the attending dentist for the Minnesota Vikings.


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