Salute is the official magazine for the alumni and friends of the School of Dentistry at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. Read and share inspiring stories highlighting our dental alumni, faculty and students who are revolutionizing education, research, patient care and critical services in the communities they serve.
50 Years of Excellence: An Introduction to School’s History
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
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
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.
50 Years of Excellence in Research
Over the last 50 years, the School of Dentistry's research endeavors have continued to evolve and expand. Today, the school is one of the nation's top 10 research programs.
Celebrating Excellence in Dental Hygiene
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.
School Adapts Immediately to COVID-19 Pandemic
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.