Overall health and well-being requires taking care of your teeth—and general dentistry stands as the backbone of oral health care. The Department of General Practice and Dental Public Health houses a large, multidisciplinary team of experts who deliver compassionate patient care and teach tomorrow’s dental practitioners to do the same. Students have opportunities to gain vital clinical and hospital experience in comprehensive and emergency dentistry while treating patients with diverse backgrounds and medical needs.
Your gift today will help advance this vital area of dentistry and develop new opportunities throughout our department.
Our Top Priorities
Opportunities for progress come in many forms and often arise quickly. Our Chair Fund allows department leadership to support promising work at a moment’s notice, from advancing leading-edge oral health research to ensuring our students have the resources they need to succeed.
Advanced Education Fund
Our communities need dental professionals more than ever, with nearly 60 million people across the United States living in underserved areas. Your gift today toward the Advanced Education Fund will create opportunities for our students to develop into the experts who will fill this gap and advance the field of oral health care.
Everyone deserves quality oral health care no matter their age, status, or location, and this is why research is so important. Innovation and discovery keep us on the frontlines of the dental profession and provide new ways of serving our communities. When you make a gift today, you support groundbreaking work that will bring new smiles to our friends, families, and neighbors.