Feature Article
Graduates at all-school commencement prepare to do everything it takes to make lives better

Read the article for the ceremony recap and link to photos!

2023 Predoctoral Convocation Awards

The School of Dentistry celebrated the accomplishments of its predoctoral dental students, recognizing 31 individuals and presenting $24,000 in scholarships and awards. Link to event photos in the story.

2023 Presidential Ambassador Scholars recognized

The five scholars, which included Tyler Childs from School of Dentistry, received medals and recognition for their achievements from Dr. Henrich, along with a $5,000 scholarship.

Study shows toothpaste with ‘artificial enamel’ ingredient restores enamel

Dr. Amaechi is principal investigator of the study, “Remineralization of molar incisor hypomineralization (MIH) with a hydroxyapatite toothpaste: an in-situ study.”

For a fourth year, OMS resident wins the Byrd/Tilson/Walker Award

This year’s award went to Isaac Morton, DMD, MD, a fifth-year resident in the School of Dentistry Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery program.

Patient Care
The crusade to save natural teeth

A 2022 public survey by the American Association of Endodontists (AAE) found that 87% of Americans wish they had taken better care of their teeth.

Sinusitis, dental infection or both

“The most common reason for sinusitis originating from teeth is a dental infection,” Dr. Anibal Diogenes said. “It’s important to get to the root of the problem and know exactly where the infection is originating from.”

In the News

ADA 2023 10 under 10 winners

School of Dentistry periodontics program alumnus Dr. Adam E. Saltz named ADA 10 under 10 winner!


American Association of Endodontists Announces 2023 Award Winners

Scott R. Makins, DDS, MS, a School of Dentistry alumnus, received the Calvin D. Torneck Lifetime Educator Award. Read more to learn about his career and achievements.

School of Dentistry Social Media
ROAD CLOSURE: Center for Oral Health Care and Research

The main entry at Floyd Curl Drive for UT Dentistry is closed due to construction. Read more for a map and driving directions.

2023 Senior Awards and Hooding Ceremony

Eighty-three awards were presented to senior dental students in May during the annual hooding ceremony. Link to event photos in the story.

Outstanding Research & Master Clinician Awards

Three distinguished faculty members were recognized at the 2023 Master Clinician and Research Awards ceremony hosted in May.

Event Calendar

Ribbon Cutting: Laredo Dental Hygiene Program

Wednesday, August 9, 2023

UT Health San Antonio School of Dentistry celebrates the opening of their top-ranking Dental Hygiene Bachelor of Science program at the UT Center for Education and Research at Laredo.


Global Digital Dentistry Symposium

August 12 & 13, 2023

The iACD's symposium will focus on digital dentistry, full mouth rehab, hands-on workshops and real-world challenges. Early bird registration is now open!