School of Dentistry Building A UT Physicians clinic is now open inside the School of Dentistry for the convenience of patients and their families. Dr. Jerry Bouquot looks at a large screen where a remote viewer's image is projected.

UT Physicians community clinic opens inside School of Dentistry

High blood pressure. Irregular heartbeat. Shortness of breath. Patients found to have these symptoms often have to postpone dental care to seek services of a medical professional. At UTHealth School of Dentistry, they now have an option of visiting a primary care medical clinic inside the school. 

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As Project ECHO hub, UTHealth offers dentist-to-dentist telementoring

World-renowned oral pathologist Jerry Bouquot, DDS, MSD, launched UTHealth School of Dentistry as a new “Project ECHO®” hub for dental and oral health focusing on geriatric issues and oral cancer.

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Since its founding in 1905, The University of Texas School of Dentistry at Houston has graduated more than 10,000 dentists, dental hygienists and postgraduate generalists and specialists. The school is part of UT Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), joining schools of medicine, nursing, public health, biomedical sciences and biomedical informatics.

The School of Dentistry offers 10 accredited programs: DDS, dental hygiene, two general residency programs and six advanced education programs, including endodontics, oral and maxillofacial surgery, orthodontics, pediatric dentistry, periodontics and prosthodontics, plus dual-degree programs in partnership with the School of Public Health and McGovern Medical School. Preceptor programs are also available.

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Our dental school has served Southeast Texas since 1905, providing a broad range of services, from fillings to reconstructive surgery. Patients are cared for by students and residents under faculty supervision.

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Each year, we enroll 100 DDS and 40 dental hygiene students. UTSD students gain clinical skills at on-site clinics, hospitals, and through community outreach projects. Advanced and continuing education programs are offered as well.

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UTSD excels in several areas of research, including the biomedical and clinical sciences, education, dental informatics, and much more. Our research programs benefit from state-of-the-art equipment and world-renowned faculty.


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November 06, 2019
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Psi Omega Fraternity and the American Student Dental Association are partnering again to sponsor a Movember campaign. Movember involves the growing of beards and mustaches in November to raise awareness of men’s health issues.




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November 05, 2019

Dorothy Roberts-Goff of the Office of Patient Care has won the Staff Relations Council’s Outstanding Service Award for the quarter.