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

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May. 19, 2020

As daily life around the country came to a sudden halt in March, UNLV rapidly reconfigured the rhythms of its day-to-day operations and lent its considerable expertise to fighting the virus in Nevada.

Apr. 8, 2020

For students in Medicine, Nursing, and Dental Medicine, those furthest along heading to front lines while classmates cope with rearranged clinical work.

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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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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