School of Dental Medicine

Providing a solid foundation in oral health care.

Academic Programs

Academic Programs

Students within the School of Dental Medicine are able to pursue a four-year degree, a combined master’s and certificate program, as well as two residency certificate programs.

Professor guiding a student on research


UNLV School of Dental Medicine is committed to the scholarship of biomedical discovery. Faculty and students lead multiple projects on a variety of topics within the more than 4,000 square feet of laboratory space.

A woman getting her teeth checked out

Becoming a Patient

To be considered for treatment in the student clinics, please schedule a screening appointment to determine if your needs are compatible with the educational requirements of our student doctors.

What's Happening

A man in a labcoat leans over various dental instruments.
Sep. 12, 2019

UNLV researchers offer a new treatment option for age-related gum disease.

Christine Ancajas standing in a dentist office.
Aug. 5, 2019

Her childhood experiences with dental problems fueled her career interests.

woman working on wax model of skull
Mar. 26, 2019

UNLV dental students build up models rather than dissect cadavers to learn the physical landmarks of the jaw.

Dr. Neamat Hassan poses in front of student Jared Link, who is conducting research.
Feb. 11, 2019

After traveling the world to pursue and complete her education, she says she came to UNLV because of its wonderful diversity and strong research agenda.


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Once you are admitted to the dentistry program, consult our advising office as soon as possible. Faculty advisors can help you chart the right course for your education and provide important insight into career opportunities.

Christine C. Ancajas
Assistant Dean for Admissions and Student Affairs
School of Dental Medicine
Office: SLC-D 279 Mail Code: 7411