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Pregame Social Iowa vs Iowa State

Saturday, September 7, 2024 11:30am to 2:30pm
Dental Science Building
Join UI College of Dentistry faculty and staff for a Pregame Social Tailgate behind the Dental Science Building on Saturday, Sept. 7 at 11:30 a.m.
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2024 College of Dentistry Alumni Reunion

Friday, September 13 8:30am to Saturday, September 14, 2024 7:00pm
The College of Dentistry Alumni Reunion Weekend is scheduled for Sept. 13-14, 2024 for class years ending in 4s and 9s. 
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Pregame Social Iowa vs Troy

Saturday, September 14, 2024 12:00pm
Dental Science Building
Join UI College of Dentistry faculty and staff for a Pregame Social Tailgate behind the Dental Science Building on Saturday, Sept. 14 at noon.
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Pregame Social Iowa vs Northwestern

Saturday, October 26, 2024 11:30am to 2:30pm
Dental Science Building
Join UI College of Dentistry faculty and staff for a Pregame Social Tailgate behind the Dental Science Building on Saturday, Oct. 26 at 11:30 a.m.
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News

Iowa Dentistry participants at IMOM 2023

IMOM Recap 2023

Thursday, October 19, 2023
The Iowa Mission of Mercy was held on October 13-14 in Waterloo. Over the weekend, the dentists and dental staff saw 1,080 patients. All dental care at the event is provided for free to those who come and are willing to wait. Services provided to the patients include cleanings, restorations, minor oral surgery, endodontic and periodontal care as well as removable prosthodontics (e.g., “flippers”).
Dan Caplan and Marsha Cunningham-Ford pose for a picture together after Caplan receives 2023 Educator of the Year award.

Dan Caplan ('88 DDS) named 2023 Educator of the Year

Monday, October 9, 2023
Professor Dan Caplan, a 1988 graduate of the College of Dentistry and head of the college’s Department of Preventive and Community Dentistry from 2007- 2022, is named 2023 Educator of the Year. For Dan, who grew up in Iowa City in a family that valued education, the opportunity to shape future dentists and the school that teaches them has been a gratifying experience.
Kyungsup Shin with his medallion

Kyungsup Shin named as endowed professor

Thursday, October 5, 2023
Kyungsup Shin was named the Ross D. Christensen Family Professor of Orthodontics on September 21. Shin is a shining example of Iowa's excellence in research, teaching, and clinical care.
Janet Guttmiller

Janet Guthmiller ('88 DDS) named Leader of the Year 2023

Thursday, October 5, 2023
Janet Guthmiller, dean of the University of North Carolina Adams School of Dentistry and a 1988 graduate of Iowa Dentistry, has been named Leader of the Year 2023. Janet was a faculty member at Iowa from 1997 to 2007 and credits this experience, and others in academia, with preparing her to take on top-tier leadership roles.
Students studying outdoors at Iowa Memorial Union

78 %

of iowa dentists graduated from the University of Iowa college of Dentistry

Graduating dental students

10 th

national ranking for research funding

Pediatric Patient Smiles

90 %

of incoming dental students chose Iowa because of the innovative curriculum