At the Dental School

A color-coded view through the microscope shows part of the diverse bacterial population that flourishes inside the mouth.


Starvation study shows bacteria’s survival skills

April 11, 2019 - A larger genetic inventory may help explain how certain dangerous bacteria can persist in a hospital environment and continue to infect patients, according to a new study in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

starving bacteria

Hands of researcher in  lab


Laquita Grissett named Magnuson Scholar

April 4, 2019 - Laquita M. Grissett, a PhD candidate at the School of Dentistry, has been named a University of Washington Magnuson Scholar for 2019-20, the university has announced.

Magnuson Scholar

Interim Dean Gary Chiodo


Our mission, our values

For decades, the University of Washington School of Dentistry has been recognized as one of the nation’s leading centers of dental education, oral health research, and patient care. I believe that our educational mission is one of the most advanced and comprehensive in the nation.

Interim Dean