The University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry is a worldwide leader in clinical care that is patient-centered and evidence-based, with a foundation in preventive and public health sciences; integrated education programs based on advanced technology; and interdisciplinary, innovative research. Our mission is to promote optimum oral and general health to the people of the State of Illinois and worldwide. Striving for perfection in education, patient care, research, and service helps us to achieve that goal.