School of Dental Medicine

Providing a solid foundation in oral health care.

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Academic Programs

Students within the School of Dental Medicine are able to pursue a four-year degree, a combined master’s and certificate program, as well as two residency certificate programs.

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Dean's Message

Welcome to the School of Dental Medicine at UNLV!

All across the United States, dental schools are welcoming first year dental students for the upcoming fall semester. At the UNLV School of Dental Medicine we strive to inspire and uplift our incoming students even before they...

What's Happening

Portrait of Jeffrey Ebersole
Jan. 22, 2018

This new associate dean for research at the School of Dental Medicine knows how to milk a mouse. Do you?

Hailey Dawson and Maria Gerardi
Dec. 19, 2017

Here's a few tales from 2017 sure to make you smile.

Dr. Karl Kingsley and Dr. James Mah hold a model of a tooth.
Oct. 3, 2017

UNLV researchers developed a method for extracting tooth root pulp that quadruples the number of stem cells that can be harvested and replicated to treat a variety of medical conditions.

Dr. Cody Hughes
Apr. 25, 2017

Dr. Cody Hughes, the School of Dental Medicine's Alumnus of the Year, returns to serve its pediatric program.


In The News



  • Director, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Dean, School of Dental Medicine


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Once you are admitted to the dentistry program, consult our advising office as soon as possible. Faculty advisors can help you chart the right course for your education and provide important insight into career opportunities.

Christine C. Ancajas
Assistant Dean for Admissions and Student Affairs
School of Dental Medicine
Office: SLC-D 279 Mail Code: 7411