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Welcome to the University of Kentucky College of Dentistry

What began in 1962 with a class of 25 students has grown to a college leading in innovation, committed to outreach, and boasting more than 2,400 alumni worldwide. The UK College of Dentistry is recognized as one of the nation’s best dental schools, with a reputation for innovation in oral health education and a commitment to serving the citizens of the Commonwealth of Kentucky.


Apr 21
One Day for UK 2021

Time: 12:00 am to 12:00 am

24-hour Day of Giving

Feb 17
Dentistry Volunteers Assist at Kroger Field Vaccination Clinic

Time: 2:00 pm to 2:00 pm

College supports vaccination effort.

Jan 29
Lyman T. Johnson Award Winners Announced

Time: 10:45 am to 10:45 am

The UK Office for Institutional Diversity will host the 30th annual Lyman T. Johnson Torch Bearer and Torch of Excellence awards via Facebook Live at noon, Monday, Feb. 1.

Alumni Events

Sep 30
2021 Annual Fall Symposium and Alumni Weekend

Time: 8:00 am to 10:00 pm

Save the date. More details to come.

College Events

Apr 23
Dentistry and KASPER: Management of Pain in the Dental Office (Apr 2021)

Time: 8:45 am to 12:15 pm

Register now for this CE event.

Apr 27
S3 Meeting

Time: 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Salads, Science & Support: Exploring possibilities of future adjunctive therapy development for periodontal disease. New UK “Igniting Research Collaborations-IRC”

Apr 30
Leveraging Productivity by Improving Health and Wellness (Apr 2021)

Time: 8:45 am to 12:00 pm

Register now for this CE event.

May 11
ACDE Webinar Series: Restorative Options for Missing Anterior Tooth (May 2021)

Time: 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Register now for this CE event.

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