PATIENT CARE

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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ACADEMIC PROGRAMS

World-class academic programs to prepare the next-generation of oral health professionals, including DMD, PhD and Advanced Specialty Training.
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RESEARCH

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

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

UIC College of Dentistry Annual Golf Outing
The 26th Annual University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry Golf Outing, an event hosted by the College and the UIC Dental Alumni Association Board of Directors, will be held at Cog Hill Golf and Country Club.
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The College's American Student Dental Association chapter on April 12 presented its Advocate Award to Dr. Sahar Alrayyes, Clinical Associate Professor, Pediatric Dentistry,
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The Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery sent a team of staff and residents to Campeche, Mexico, where they participated in a mission to treat children with cleft lip and palate deformities.
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Did you know that half of American Adults suffer from periodontal (gum) disease? That is why the College is advancing research to prevent it.
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The College's chapters of the American Student Dental Association, the American Dental Education Association, and Peer Mentoring Group (PMG) hosted a Pre-dental Alginate Impression Event on April 5 for undergraduate students interested in dentistry.
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  • LARGEST IN THE STATE OF IL

    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.

  • LEADER IN ORAL SCIENCE RESEARCH

    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

Jul 13
12:30 pm to 1:30 pm
UIC College of Dentistry

Get an overview of the latest changes in pediatric dentistry, including changes to the AAPD

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Aug 11
10:00 am to 8:00 pm
Cog Hill Golf & Country Club

The UIC College of Dentistry and the UIC Dental Alumni Board of Directors invite you to attend

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Sep 06
8:30 am to 5:00 pm
UIC College of Dentistry

This four-day course will satisfy the State of Illinois expanded function training requirements

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Sep 07
8:30 am to 5:00 pm
UIC College of Dentistry

This four-day course will satisfy the State of Illinois expanded function training requirements

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