50 Years of Excellence: An Introduction to School’s History

December 1, 2020

Responding to a dire need in Texas for dentists, the 61st Legislature passed HB 79 in 1969 establishing The University of Texas Dental School at San Antonio. The School of Dentistry is now one of the country’s top schools.

50 Years of Excellence in Education

December 1, 2020

The School of Dentistry at UT Health San Antonio is celebrating 50 years of educating compassionate, highly trained general dentists, dental hygienists and dental specialties experts.

50 Years of Excellence in Patient Care

December 1, 2020

For 50 years, the School of Dentistry at UT Health San Antonio has provided the most advanced, comprehensive patient care to area residents. While treating patients, students and residents have received invaluable experience.

Celebrating Excellence in Dental Hygiene

December 1, 2020

From its modest beginnings in 1976 with a two-year certificate program, the Dental Hygiene Division has grown into an outstanding program with undergraduate and graduates degrees.

Our Graduates 1974-2020

Just the Facts: Infographics on Graduates

December 1, 2020

Infographics detail the UT Health San Antonio School of Dentistry’s graduates from 1974 through 2020.

A Legacy of Leadership: Our Dental Deans

December 1, 2020

Seven individuals have helped shape the School of Dentistry by serving as dean. Each has led during a unique time with special challenges and accomplishments.

Graduates Share Experiences 50 Years Apart

December 1, 2020

First dental and dental hygiene graduates explain challenges and benefits of being in historic classes. The 2020 graduates describe their unique experience of finishing their studies and graduating during a global pandemic.

School Adapts Immediately to COVID-19 Pandemic

December 1, 2020

As the world shut down because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the School of Dentistry’s academic leadership team figured out how to offer virtual classes and exams while the clinical team implemented new PPE and safety procedures.

School of Dentistry 50th Anniversary Timeline

Five Decades of Accomplishments

December 1, 2020

The School of Dentistry’s 50th anniversary timeline shares highlights in academics, patient care, research and community service through the school’s five decades.

Recognizing Fabulous Founding and Current Faculty

December 1, 2020

In honor of its 50th anniversary, the School of Dentistry recognizes the founding faculty and current faculty members who have all contributed to educating generations of dental, dental hygiene and advanced dentistry students and residents.

50 Years of Outstanding Staff

Honoring Founding and Current Staff Members

December 1, 2020

For 50 years, the School of Dentistry has been fortunate to have extraordinary staff members supporting the school’s missions. Their loyalty and perseverance has contributed to the school’s success.

Bien Air Gift Advancing Education, Patient Care

December 1, 2020

Through its David Mosimann Foundation, Bien Air Dental USA donated and installed more than 500 control panels and electric power sources in the School of Dentistry’s clinics and simulation labs.