At the Dental School

Small child in dentist's chair


Dr. Lauren Blanchard wins ethics award for patient care essay

November 14, 2019 - Even as they try to deliver the best possible care, dentists can encounter tough issues related to professional ethics. Dr. Lauren Blanchard, now an orthodontics resident at the UW School of Dentistry, found herself facing just such a challenge as a fourth-year UW pre-doctoral dental student.

Ethics Award

Close-up of human skull


Noted researcher to lecture on craniofacial defects

October 24, 2019 - Dr. Rena D’Souza, past president of the American Association for Dental Research, will lecture on “A Novel Paradigm for the Reversal of Craniofacial Defects” on Oct. 31 from 12:30 to 1:20 p.m. in Room T-625 of the Health Sciences Center. 

Dr. Rena D’Souza

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