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The University of Nevada, Las Vegas School of Dental Medicine will be a driving educational force toward improving the health of the citizens of Nevada through innovative programs of oral healthcare services to the community, integrated biomedical and clinical curricula, and research.

The UNLV School of Dental Medicine provides world-class oral health education while providing for the dental needs of Nevada residents. Our goals are to:

  • Provide excellence in patient-centered clinical care, patient education and statewide community outreach programs
  • Implement a progressive and innovative curriculum integrating biomedical, behavioral, and clinical sciences to ensure competent, contemporary oral health care providers.
  • Provide an environment conducive to scholarly activities and collaborative research.
  • Cultivate a diverse faculty of excellence through a program of professional academic opportunities, internal development, recruitment and retention.

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