News & Events


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.

Dentistry Magazine Spring 2014 new and events

The Dentistry spring 2014 issue examines the life and times of the School of Dentistry's most famous alumnus, Alfred Owre, D.D.S., M.D.

East Side Family Dental Clinic

The School of Dentistry has expanded its off-campus service-learning sites through a new strategic partnership with the East Side Family Dental Clinic in St. Paul. The move is sure to put smiles on faces, young and old.

Donald Simone and Darryl Hamamoto

For the School of Dentistry’s Donald Simone, a choice between a work-study job at the Northeastern University cafeteria and one in a neuroscience lab led to a lifelong journey of learning and discovery.

The American Dental Education Association Gies Foundation (ADEAGies) has awarded the Minnesota Dental Research Center for Biomaterials and Biomechanics (MDRCBB) a 2013 William J. Gies Awards for Vision, Innovation, and Achievement for Outstanding Vision - Public or Private Partner.


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