University of Texas at San Antonio Dental School

Dental School
8210 Floyd Curl Dr.
San Antonio TX 78229

UT Health San Antonio scientists collaborate with clinicians and research teams worldwide. We work across multiple medical and dental disciplines to find new treatments. Our research advances the knowledge of oral health, biomaterials, cancer, pain and more.

Students have the opportunity to explore a particular research specialty and can opt for Graduation with Distinction in Research Honors.

Mission: To improve oral health through excellence in education, research, patient care, and community engagement.

Core Values: To achieve our mission, the Health Science Center is committed to Excellence, Innovation, Integrity, Professionalism, Teamwork and Collaboration, and Tradition.

Vision: To be recognized as the leading academic oral health institution.

The Dental School at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, often abbreviated UTHSCSA-Dental, is one of three dental schools in the state of Texas. It is located on the main campus of University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio in San Antonio, Texas.

Although a relatively young school in the country, the institute has managed to climb to renowned status in a very short time. In the last ranking of US News & World Report which was published in 1996, the school was ranked at #1.

Each year, over 90 students graduate from the DDS program at the UTHSCSA.

With nearly 200 dedicated research faculty members in 10 fields of study, the school offers various degrees, including dual doctorates.

Areas of focus are:

Community dentistry Dental diagnostic science Endodontics General dentistry Oral and maxillofacial surgery Orthodontics Pediatric dentistry Periodontics Prosthodontics Restorative dentistry. The Dental School at the Health Science Center ranked fourth in publications and 11th in scientific impact among the world's 760 dental schools from 1998 to 2002.

Faculty in this school developed the first digital panoramic x-ray device in America.

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