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. Glen Hall accepts the 2019 Distinguished Alumnus Award, presented by last year's winner, Dr. Rita Cammarata (left).

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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Abilene general dentist named Distinguished Alumnus of 2019

The UTSD Alumni Association has chosen Glen D. Hall, DDS ’75, of Abilene as Distinguished Alumnus of 2019. Hall received the award from the 2018 winner, Rita Cammarata, DDS '96, '99, at the association's annual gala at the Petroleum Club in Houston. He was one of eight nominees from around the state.

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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 11, 2019
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More than 70 U.S. military veterans received free dental care worth an estimated $42,200 at the fifth annual “Give Vets a Smile” event Nov. 8 at UTSD.




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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.