At the Dental School

rider on horse


Orthodontics students show off their artistic side

December 6, 2018 - Competitors in the School of Dentistry’s annual orthodontics wire sculpture contest have come up with breathtaking creations year after year since the contest’s inception in 1966. The intricate, delicately fashioned entries have included everything from a geisha figure to the Eiffel Tower to the Lion King.

wire sculpture

Woman and lab bench


UW researchers help take major step in study of elusive bacteria

December 4, 2018 - Two University of Washington researchers and their colleagues have helped take a significant step forward in the study of especially tiny bacteria that may be linked to gum disease.

study of tiny bacteria

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