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A warm welcome to our new and returning residents and students!
LEAD paves the way to student success

The Learning Enhancement for Achievement in Dentistry (LEAD) summer programs

Jordan steps down as Dental Hygiene Program Director

Jo Ann Jordan, MA, RDH, has been the Program Director for the Division of Dental Hygiene since 2013.

Patient Care
New extended patient care hours offered every Wednesday

The Advanced Education General Dentistry clinic now offers extended patient care hours on Wednesdays. Schedule your appointment by calling 210-450-3270.


UT Dentistry is doing everything it takes to provide oral health care for our San Antonio community – even those with busy schedules.


Appointments are now available during the Advanced Education General Dentistry clinic's new extended hours every Wednesday from 5-8 p.m. Schedule your appointment now by calling 210-450-3270.


The clinic offers comprehensive dental services including routine, preventive, restorative and cosmetic oral health care. To learn more about the services and care available at the Advanced Education General Dentistry clinic please visit UT Dentistry.


Developmental Dentistry awarded Delta Dental grant

The Department of Developmental Dentistry is awarded a grant by Delta Dental’s Community Care Foundation to support care at the Ricardo Salinas Clinic and UT Health Laredo Dental Clinic.

Provide your feedback for the university's strategic plan

Possibility and Promise is the university’s five-year strategic plan for fiscal years 2023 to 2027. To ensure the plan receives feedback across the university, employees are encouraged to read the overview of the plan and provide feedback in a quick, 5-question pulse survey. 

In the News
Kens 5: Preventing tooth decay in children

Maria Jose Cervantes Mendez, DDS, MS, explains the importance of regular dental check-ups and establishing a dental care routine for children.



Mays Cancer Center featured for its value to the region’s population and economy

“Decreasing the burden of cancer” is central to the mission of Mays Cancer Center at UT Health San Antonio.

Event Calendar

Introduction to REDCap (Research Electronic Data Capture) 

September 7th 2022 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM  |  Virtual - MS Teams

10th Annual San Antonio Postdoctoral Research Forum

September 20th 2022  |  Holly Auditorium & Foyer

Inaugural Symposium on Host-Microbiome Interactions

November 3rd 2022  |  Greehey CCRI

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DDS Class of 2026 profile and trends in dental education

Female dental student enrollment at an all-time high

A fond farewell

Four long-serving faculty members announce their plans to retire from the Department of Comprehensive Dentistry.

Back-to-school dental checkups

Tooth decay is now the most common chronic childhood disease in the U.S.