UW School of Dentistry

At the Dental School

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In the Community

Local Syrian refugees receive dental screenings

January 18, 2017 - School of Dentistry faculty and students have begun screening dozens of area Syrian refugees for dental care at the University of Washington.

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Dental problems in cleft lip and palate linked to abnormal salivary glands

January 17, 2017 - Dental problems related to cleft lip and palate may be caused by abnormalities in salivary glands and an imbalance of immune compounds in the mouth, according to a study conducted by researchers including a School of Dentistry adjunct faculty member and graduate researcher.

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Dean's Message

From Dr. Berg

"We believe that dentistry must be firmly grounded in a foundation of basic and applied science, and we support this approach through wide-ranging research in evidence-based dentistry, dental materials, oral biology, oral medicine, behavioral science and other disciplines."

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