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Events

College of Dentistry Commencement Ceremony promotional image

College of Dentistry Commencement Ceremony

Friday, May 31, 2024 3:00pm
Hancher Auditorium
Doors will open one hour prior to ceremony start. No tickets required. The ceremony will be livestreamed.  President Barbara Wilson will deliver the greeting. Dean Clark Stanford will deliver a welcome and message to the graduating class. Luke Hovey, of Bettendorf, Iowa, will be the student speaker. Associate Dean Sherry Timmons will present honors and awards. Faculty members Steven Means, Maria Marcela Hernández Luna, Michael Santucci, and John Syrbu will present hoods to the candidates. 
2024 College of Dentistry Alumni Reunion promotional image

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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News

Dental care in rural Mexico

Iowa Dentistry travels to Mexico to provide dental care

Thursday, April 20, 2023
On a recent trip to rural Mexico, Iowa dental students and faculty provide dental care to children in schools and orphanages in the area.
Steve Marshall, Clark Stanford, Kyungsup Shin, Thomas Southard, and Laura Bonner

New textbook belongs on the shelf of everyone who manages childhood orthodontic issues

Tuesday, March 28, 2023
In January 2023, Iowa orthodontics faculty published Practical Early Orthodontic Treatment: A Case-Based Review. The text is receiving rave reviews and is sure to become the definitive textbook in the orthodontic treatment of children.
Fabricio Teixeira using GentleWave technology

Industry-University partnership to evaluate healing of apical periodontitis

Thursday, March 23, 2023
Building on the University of Iowa College of Dentistry’s longstanding experience of university-industry collaboration, Fabricio Teixeira, professor and head of the Department of Endodontics, is working with the medical equipment manufacturer SONENDO of California, to evaluate a new piece of specialized equipment that SONENDO has developed called GentleWave.
Aline Petrin conducting research

Twins and the causes of orofacial clefting

Thursday, March 2, 2023
Drawing from resources and opportunities at Iowa and the National Institutes of Health, Aline Petrin is conducting novel research involving twins that could shed light on the causes of orofacial clefting.
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