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.

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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.

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Patient Care

Becoming a Patient - If you are interested in seeking treatment within the student clinics, please schedule a screening appointment by calling 702-744-2400 to determine if your needs are a suitable match for our student doctors.

Patient Questions - If you have treatment or billing questions, please contact our patient advocate by calling 702-774-2541.

What's Happening

Lorenzo Bethea talks to a coworker.
Jan. 13, 2020

The director of clinical operations for the UNLV School of Dental Medicine says joining the school staff is like joining a family.

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Oct. 21, 2019

Donors are honored for their continuing support of the university and its programs.

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Oct. 18, 2019

School of Dental Medicine Alumnus of the Year Dr. Dayne Jensen went from a linebacker at Weber State to a decorated dentistry student to an accomplished plastic surgeon.

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Sep. 12, 2019

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


In The News






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