At the Dental School

Taking gingivitis sample from patients mouth


UW researchers reveal new aspects of gum disease and body’s protective response

July 6, 2021 - A team led by University of Washington researchers has, for the first time, identified and classified how different people respond to the accumulation of dental plaque, the sticky biofilm that gathers on teeth.

dental plaque study

Hooding ceremony 2021


Once again, school’s commencement has different look

June 16, 2021 - Although substantial progress has been made in reducing the spread of the COVID-19 virus, the University of Washington had to rule out live graduation exercises and other large gatherings this month. However, the School of Dentistry, as it did last year, came up with a creative solution.

Graduation Ceremony

Cheered on by faculty members, Dr. Lindsey Montileaux Mabbutt celebrates her graduation from the School of Dentistry. Dr. Bea Gandara, holding a “Congrats” sign, is at far right.

Helping Hand

Student puts young tribal members on path to realize career dreams

June 15, 2021 - This spring, Lindsey Montileaux Mabbutt celebrated two graduations: her own from the UW School of Dentistry and that of 10 students from her Dreamstarter program.

Lindsey Montileaux Mabbutt