At the Dental School

Martin Luther King waving


Student Estela Gomez Licea to receive service award at MLK event

January 14, 2020 - Third-year dental student Estela Gomez Licea will receive a Volunteer Service Award on Jan. 16 during the UW Health Science Center’s annual celebration of the late civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday.

Estela Gomez Licea

These photos show an old mouse before rapamycin treatment


Anti-aging drug holds promise for age-related oral diseases

January 13, 2020 - A team led by two UW researchers has found that a transplant drug with anti-aging properties can regenerate bone and decrease gum inflammation, pointing the way toward new treatments for common dental problems in aging patients.


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