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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.


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.

Jan 20
Free Limited Dental Screenings Offered by UK Dental Students

Time: 9:30 am to 9:30 am

No-cost limited dental screenings offered on select dates starting in March.

Nov 09

Time: 9:45 am to 9:45 am

2020 issue available.

College Events

Mar 19
ACDE Webinar Series: New Perspectives on TMD: A Diagnostic Challenge (Mar 2021)

Time: 10:45 am to 1:00 pm

Register now for this CE event.

Mar 24
ACDE Webinar Series: Practical Approaches to Special Care Dentistry (Mar 2021)

Time: 8:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Register now for this CE event.

Mar 25
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