Research at the forefront of oral health

Anchored within a Carnegie level-1 public research university, we're the only research-oriented dental school in Illinois. Our investigators lead cutting-edge research to discover and translate new knowledge at the boundaries of science, transforming oral health care practice, social systems and related technologies for the benefit of individuals, families and communities.

Interdisciplinary Oral Science Research

Our investigators are working to discover and translate new knowledge at the boundaries of science, transforming oral health care practice, social systems and related technologies for the benefit of individuals, families and communities.

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UIC is a great place to conduct research. We’re in the heart of a major city, nearby several other colleges and universities, which offers me lots of opportunity for interdisciplinary collaboration.

Multidisciplinary Oral Science Training (MOST)

The Multidisciplinary Oral Science Training Program (MOST) prepares students and postdoctoral fellows to shape the future of oral health research and clinical care.

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Dynamic collaborations & partnerships

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Researchers, centers, universities, hospitals, corporations, and agencies can connect with us to address the world’s most challenging oral health problems. We’re especially committed to multidisciplinary research, bringing together different disciplines

Driving scientific inquiry and innovation in oral health

40  Researchers Leading oral science investigations and transnational studies to change the future of dentistry

Our investigators lead cutting-edge research to discover and translate new knowledge at the boundaries of science, transforming oral health care practice, social systems and related technologies for the benefit of individuals, families and communities.

Research Programs, Centers & Labs

We have a number of centers & labs working to discover and translate new knowledge at the boundaries of science, transforming oral health care practice, social systems and related technologies for the benefit of individuals, families and communities.

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