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Facilities

Shadow Lane Campus

The 18.2 acre campus, located in the heart of the Las Vegas Medical District at 1700 West Charleston Avenue, supports nearly 420,000 square feet allocated to education, patient clinical care, advanced training, and research space for use by UNLV School of Dental Medicine, the Biotechnology Center, and Biomedical Research Laboratories.

The campus houses an 110,000 square foot dental education complex with 165 dental chairs serving preclinical, clinical, radiographic, pediatrics, oral medicine/oral pathology, oral surgery and emergency care. This space, designed at Building "A", also includes student workrooms, classrooms and office space.

A 44,000 square foot building, Building "D", was added to our facility to provide space for advanced dental education programs, clinics, the Faculty Dental Practice, and administrative and faculty offices.

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 experiences and knowledge with students and residents. Training in state-of-the-art equipment is available in:

  • Intra-oral video and digital cameras
  • Lasers
  • Micro-abrasion units
  • Digital radiography
  • Surgical microscopes
  • Implantology
  • CAD-CAM technology
  • Electronic health record
  • Digital textbooks, delivery and testing

SDM on Main

An affiliated patient care clinic, SDM on Main, was opened in the Student Recreation and Wellness Center on the UNLV main campus at 4505 S. Maryland Parkway. This clinic serves students, staff, faculty, their families, and the public for general dental care and orthodontics. Complex care relying upon dental specialists is sometimes referred to the SDM campus on West Charleston.

General Practice Residency

This multi-provider clinic located at 1707 West Charleston, is a patient care clinic for residents pursuing additional training in general dentistry to broaden clinical skills. Exceptional general dentists and specialists supervise the delivery of patient oral health care through most aspects of dentistry, both at this facility and in a hospital or surgical center environment. Training in the same types of state-of-the-art equipment listed above is available at this clinic.