The UNC Adams School of Dentistry

We are transforming dentistry for better health. Since 1950, the UNC Adams School of Dentistry has been a leader, and we strive to be the global model for oral health education, in care and discovery. Together, we passionately serve our people, our community and our field.

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North Carolina’s first school of dentistry

The Adam’s School of Dentistry provides integrated and interprofessional educational experiences for our students and residents with unparalleled comprehensive oral health care for our patients.

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Facts & Figures

  • $3.6millionin-kind service by students and residents annually
  • 94,364+patient visits annually
  • 1stdental school in North Carolina
  • 1,065applications for 82 DDS spots
  • 9international service trips
  • 16education programs offered
  • 6,200+living school alumni
  • Alumniin 96 NC counties, 50 US states, 12 countries
  • 11thnationally in NIH/NIDCR funding