Feature Article
40th Annual School of Dentistry Research and Clinical Symposium

This year’s 40th annual symposium, held virtually on February 16, was the School of Dentistry's largest research symposium to date, with more than 500 attendees and participants.


Pictured are the 2022 Poster Presentations winners with Brij B. Singh, PhD, Associate Dean for Research and Georgios A. Kotsakis, DDS, MS, President-Elect SA-AADR. 

Student wins first place at Annual CSL Conference

Senior dental student Jacqueline Sanders and her team were awarded the Interprofessional Education (IPE) Award.

Students and faculty attend the 2022 ADEA conference

In March, the American Dental Education Association (ADEA) held its 2022 Annual Session & Exhibition in Philadelphia.

Patient Care
Hispanic Center of Excellence provides dental professionals for underserved communities

UT Health San Antonio School of Dentistry's graduates now account for 33% of practicing dentists in underserved counties of South Texas.

World life expectancy for persons 70 or older grew but disability rates were constant

A study co-led by Georgios A. Kotsakis, DDS, MS, associate professor of periodontics, captured the first global burden of aging on population health.

Studying saliva to improve quality of life, prevent cancer

After dedicating 20 years of research on salivary gland function, Brij B. Singh, PhD, believes epigenetics may hold the key to reversing the effects of Sjogren’s syndrome.


UT Health San Antonio ranked as a Forbes Best-in-State Employer

We thank our employees for their feedback that led to this honor and for making our university a rewarding place to work.

The Center for Mucosal & Microbiome Biology

UT Health San Antonio faculty and researchers interested in contributing to the center are welcome to apply to become members.

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Oral Cancer Awareness Month and Walk

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Alumnus Dr. Ray Scott facilitates generous gift

“Giving is not about how much you give, but that you do it. All of us giving what we can; adds up to a lot over time.”

Program pushes representation in dental care access

UT Health San Antonio program hopes students will return home, care for their own communities