Comprehensive, personalized dental care services - with the choice of care provided by students, graduate specialists or faculty - all in one place.
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World-class academic programs to prepare the next-generation of oral health professionals, including DMD, PhD and Advanced Specialty Training.
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Innovative basic and translational oral science research to improve care and health.
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Research Themes

Craniofacial Pathobiology

Working to improve treatment of oral cancer, caries, peridontal and other oral diseases. We are leading interdisciplinary investigations in the development and function of the craniofacial complex to better understand processes that occur within cells and tissues to maintain health and control growth and development.

Regenerative Science

Moving beyond tissue replacement, using materials to enable our bodies to regenerate damaged and failing tissues. Our researchers are leading investigations into how materials interact with living tissues, and the building of tissue replacements for the growth of cells/tissues to replace lost tissues. The Center for Wound Healing and Tissue Regeneration (CWHTR) is a unique community of scientists and clinicians devoted to the study of injury, wound healing, and regeneration. The Laboratory of Applied Dental Biomaterials and Interfaces is a NIH funded center studying the properties of the tooth in order to develop reparative/regenerative biomaterials to replace lost tooth structure.

Clinical, Translational & Community Research

Leading transformative studies to improve oral health outcomes both in the clinic and the community. We have several centers and investigators focused on the study of the incidence and prevalence of disease; measuring outcomes of interventions; and safety and efficacy of drugs, devices, and treatments in individuals. We are also investigating how and why efforts to promote oral health through intervention are accepted by communities. 

Latest College News

Dental School Loan Repayment
According to ADEA, today’s dental students graduate with more student debt than ever before. Luckily there are a number of payment plan options available to help dental students with debt repayment. 
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The University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry’s Department of Restorative Dentistry’s Advanced Prosthodontic Program was recognized with three finalists in the American College of Prosthodontists (ACP) John J. Sharry Research Award Competition.
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For Pan-Asian Student Dental Association (PASDA) president, Timothy Ng, volunteering to improve oral health in communities of need, is close to home. “Growing up in a low-income family myself, I understand the huge disparity in dental education and care,” says Ng. “I want to be able to help these people out. They deserve to have proper oral health.”
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We’ve all been told to brush and floss our teeth to avoid cavities. Still, cavities are a very common problem. Here are 5 simple things you can do to prevent cavities.
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Without proper infection control techniques, infection can easily spread through contacts with people and instruments in a dental clinic. That is why the College of Dentistry takes infection control very seriously. We follow strict infection control procedures to minimize the spread of disease. 
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    globe-icon_0.pngThe UIC College of Dentistry enrolls, educates and graduates more students to support the oral health workforce for the State of Illinois than any other dental college. We are also the largest dental care provider, serving over 26,000 patients annually.

  • 100% PASS RATE

    diploma-icon1_0.pngOur students achieve a 100% pass rate on board exams, and perform significantly higher than national average on the basic science and clinical science exams.


    microscope-icon1_1.PNGWe are a level-1 research institution, with more than 40 faculty performing research and funding of over $5 million annually. 

Upcoming Events

Dec 15
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
5th floor Commons and Lecture Hall South

You are cordially invited to the UIC College of Dentistry Holiday Celebration!!!!

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Jan 02
1:30 pm to 3:02 pm
UIC College of Dentistry 5th Floor Commons Area

Your are invited to participate in the UIC Student Services Fair at the College of Dentistry.  The fair will take place on Tuesday...

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Jan 04
5:00 pm to 6:30 pm

You are Invited to the:

UIC College of Dentistry
DMD Advanced Standing Class of 2020
Big/Little Welcome Reception

Please join us in welcoming the newest addition to our College community!!!

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Jan 05
12:45 pm to 1:30 pm
Lecture Hall South

Sharon Bogetz, MBA, MEd, and Wendy Pasavento have more than 30 years of clinical, administrative, and educational dental experience, and will cover topics including best practices in on-line presence,  HIPAA and ethical  considerations...

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