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 News

UIC College of Dentistry 4 reasons why water improves your smile

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month, and the theme this year is “Choose Tap Water for a Sparkling Smile.” National Children’s Dental Health Month is organized by the American Dental Association (ADA), and brings together dental...

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Dental implants are a popular option for many people to restore your confidence to eat, speak, and enjoy life with confidence.  The next best thing to real teeth is a dental implant or multiple implants to bring back your healthy smile.  Dental implants are designed to look, feel, and function like your natural teeth so you can be confident in your
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Did you know that half of American adults suffer from periodontal (gum) disease? Our periodontists can help you take these preventive steps for good oral health and reduce your risk for periodontal disease.
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Learn how the College of Dentistry is supporting the Chancellor’s Committee on Sustainability and Energy's recommendations to reduce UIC’s greenhouse gas emissions. Hep us pitch-in to help UIC accomplish it's sustainability goals! 
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The International College of Dentists’ USA Section (USA-ICD) has awarded a grant from its International Student Experiences (ISE) program to the University of Illinois at Chicago College of 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

Mar 02
12:00 pm to 6:30 pm

The College of Dentistry's annual Clinic and Research Day provides a forum for students,

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Mar 07
12:30 pm to 1:30 pm
UIC College of Dentistry Lecture Hall South

Join us for the next Community Health lunch & learn on: Integrating Medicine and

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Mar 13 to Mar 17
8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Spring Term 2017

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Mar 22 to Mar 25
9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Moscone West Convention Center

Save the date for the 95th General Session & Exhibition of the IADR, held in

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