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Research

New study questions value of fluoride varnish

September 12, 2019 - Fluoride varnish has become a popular anti-cavity treatment for children, and it isn’t hard to see why. It’s relatively easy to apply, and not just for dentists or dental hygienists.

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Faculty

Researcher Jeffrey McLean named to key review panel

September 3, 2019 - Dr. Jeffrey McLean, an associate professor of periodontics at the School of Dentistry, has been named to a three-year term as a member of the Oral, Dental and Craniofacial Sciences Study Section at the Center for Scientific Review. The center is part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

Dr. Jeffrey McLean

Interim Dean Gary Chiodo

MESSAGE FROM THE DEAN

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