The research mission of UTSD is to conduct basic, clinical and translational research on the orofacial complex and related aspects of systemic health in order to improve the well-being of our patients and the community.
- Generate knowledge of mechanisms responsible for oral health utilizing state of the art technologies.
- Establish stem cell/bioengineering research focus for treatment of dental conditions.
- Establish a Clinical Research Center to facilitate patient-oriented research.
- Translate research discoveries into precision/personalized dental care.