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Shadow Lane Campus

UNLV's Shadow Lane Campus opened in May 2004.

The 18.2 acre campus, located in the heart of Las Vegas' medical district, supports nearly 420,000 square feet of advanced training and research space for use by UNLV's School of Dental Medicine, Biotechonology Center as well as for those engaged in other university-related biomedical studies.

The campus houses a 110,000-square-foot dental education complex with 165 dental chairs (pre-clinical, clinical, radiography, pediatric unit, O/M surgery unit and E/R), student workrooms, classroom and office space.

Our facility consists of an impressive contingent of specialists and general practitioners, all specifically selected for their broad experience, clinical expertise and ability to share their experience and knowledge with the residents.

Residents will receive hands-on training with state-of-the-art equipment and dental materials including:

  • Intra-oral video and digital cameras
  • Lasers
  • Micro-abrasion units
  • Digital radiography and use of the surgical microscope 
  • Six microscopes — two Zeiss ProErgo and four Global microscopes are available for use.