March 1, 2019

The UW School of Dentistry rose in the newest Quacquarelli-Symonds World University rankings.


October 15, 2018

Brushing and toothpaste can't dispel cavity-causing bacteria, despite advertising claims going back more than 100 years. 

February 14, 2018

Early Childhood Oral Health will include Pharmacy, Medicine, and Public Health students.

x-ray of left view of adult jaw
June 5, 2017

Philippe Hujoel, a University of Washington professor of dentistry, describes an unexpected study finding: Individuals with a slender lower face are about 25 percent more likely to be left-handed. 

September 14, 2017

The school's third- and fourth-year clerkships are placing more emphasis on opioids' risks and dosages, and on alternative medications

Media contact: Brian Donohue, University of Washington Health Sciences, 206.543.7856

Media contact: Brian Donohue, 206.543.7856,

The UW School of Dentistry was recently recognized by Quacquarelli Symonds World University Rankings as among the leading dental schools in the United States and the world.

A smile can be a work of art. So it’s not surprising that orthodontists in training can use their skills and materials to devise other beautiful creations.

Sitting at the patient triage station on the floor of Seattle's KeyArena, dentist Mike Buehler questioned the patient, an Asian woman, with the help of her Mandarin interpreter.


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