At the Dental School

White cherry blossoms against blue sky

In memoriam

UW dental student, 8 others killed in S.D. plane crash

December 3, 2019 - Tyson Dennert, a second-year student at the School of Dentistry, was killed along with eight other members of his extended Idaho family in a plane crash on Saturday near Chamberlain, S.D. 

Tyson Dennert

Small child in dentist's chair


Dr. Lauren Blanchard wins ethics award for patient care essay

November 14, 2019 - Even as they try to deliver the best possible care, dentists can encounter tough issues related to professional ethics. Dr. Lauren Blanchard, now an orthodontics resident at the UW School of Dentistry, found herself facing just such a challenge as a fourth-year UW pre-doctoral dental student.

Ethics Award

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