School of Dental Medicine

Providing a solid foundation in oral health care.

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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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Dean's Message

Welcome to the School of Dental Medicine at UNLV!

All across the United States, dental schools are welcoming first year dental students for the upcoming fall semester. At the UNLV School of Dental Medicine we strive to inspire and uplift our incoming students even before they...

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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.

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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.

Ashley Hoban
Oct. 11, 2018

Dr. Ashley Hoban, School of Dental Medicine Alumna of the Year, keeps kids smiling.

Aug. 24, 2018

A visiting professor and international researcher involves UNLV dental students in studies that address new methods for treating cavities among children.

Allesandro Retis leaning on dental examine chair at UNLV School of Dental Medicine.
Jul. 24, 2018

UNLV dental students travel to South America to help those in need

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Advising

Advising

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
Email: christine.ancajas@unlv.edu