At the Dental School

Dr. Cheng treating a patient


UW to honor Dentistry faculty member for public service

April 24, 2019 - Dr. Theresa Cheng, a clinical assistant professor of periodontics at the School of Dentistry, will receive a 2019 Award of Excellence from the University of Washington for outstanding public service.

Dr. Cheng

Oral surgeons examining an x-ray


Oral cancer poses significant risk

April 22, 2019 - Oral and pharyngeal cancers are often thought of as relatively rare. Yet these cancers of the mouth and upper throat claim a life every single hour.

Oral Cancer Risk

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