The University of Utah School of Dentistry serves students, educators, patients, and the community through its commitment to enhancing oral health. Our values, vision, and mission define our role in improving the overall health of communities in Utah and the Mountain West.
Our Values: Trustworthiness, Compassion, Excellence, Innovation, Equality
Our Vision: The University of Utah School of Dentistry will lead the profession in dental education, discovery, and outreach to provide comprehensive and value-driven care for each patient.
Our Mission: The mission of the University of Utah School of Dentistry is to advance health by:
Providing exceptional care for our patients
Educating excellent dentists for the future
Leading oral health discovery and innovation
Meeting the oral health needs of our community
Making a meaningful impact on the health of our underserved
Creating a humanistic culture that elevates human welfare, values, dignity, equity, and inclusion
Integrating oral care into total health