Research in the School of Dentistry: Faculty, clinic, and student involvement
Our programs in basic sciences, clinical sciences, and social and behavioral sciences and public health help bring current research into our classrooms, clinics, and dental practices statewide. Six research clusters investigate everything from neuroscience to oral health disparities.
Oral Health Clinical Research Center (OHCRC)
Minnesota Craniofacial Research Training (MinnCResT) Program
Research ethics at the University of Minnesota
We are committed to protecting research participants, upholding ethicial standards, and improving our practice at every step of our work
Donald Nixdorf, DDS, MS, Director of the Division of Temporomandibular Disorders & Orofacial Pain, became vice president of the International Network of Orofacial Pain and Related Disorders Methodology (INfORM) in July.
“I am excited to continue the work of the people who came before me, and continue to make an impact in the realm of orofacial pain,” Nixdorf said of the appointment.
The School of Dentistry has made a major investment in the future of 3D imaging, thanks to the work of two faculty specialists. Now, they are on a mission to educate more dental professionals in the process.
2021 marks thirty years of research, collaboration, and advocacy for the Masonic Cancer Center at the University of Minnesota, and the School of Dentistry has been a part of its research mission every step of the way.