A field trip to see the dentist

    A field trip to see the dentist

    Row upon row of young children file off buses and into the School of Dentistry on the campus of the University of Mississippi Medical Center early Friday morning.It's all hands on deck as everyone from administrative staff and faculty to students and researchers work together to serve the biggest influx of patients, in a four-hour period, that the dental clinics will see all year: Give Kids A Smile.Before noon, nearly 1,200 students from Johnson, Galloway and Dawson elementary schools will...


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  • School of Dentistry

    The School of Dentistry is one of six health professional schools at the University of Mississippi Medical Center. One of the nation's youngest schools, the school admitted its first class in 1975.

    Dentistry remains one of the most respected professions, and young men and women are seeking to enter dental schools in increasing numbers each year. Our student body represents an accomplished and diverse group of talented individuals from cities, towns and communities throughout this state.

    The School of Dentistry represents a leading site for the delivery of state-of-the-art dental care in Mississippi. Excellent oral health care is provided by student doctors in the school, by resident doctors in the school, University Hospital and Medical Mall, and by our full-time faculty in the school's faculty practice suite.

    This website contains information on each of our educational programs, on our programs for patient care including faculty practice, and on the research that is currently being conducted by our faculty. We hope you will find the information you need somewhere on this site. If not, please feel free to call (601) 984-6155, and we will identify the appropriate staff member to assist you. The faculty, staff, residents and students at the School of Dentistry remain true to our mission and dedicated to meeting the oral and maxillofacial health needs of Mississippi.