UCLA Dentistry Once Again Named a Top Six School Globally
Out of 300 global institutions ranked in the Dentistry & Oral Sciences category by The Shanghai Ranking, UCLA School of Dentistry has once again been named a top six institution for 2021. UCLA Dentistry has consistently been named in the top six globally on this list since its inception in 2017.
UCLA Dentistry is proud to be at the top of the rankings alongside such highly regarded dental schools around the world, including the University of Michigan, University of North Carolina, King’s College, Harvard University, and UCSF. We congratulate our fellow dental schools on their inclusion.
UCLA Dentistry continues to be a world leader in education, research, community care, and more. Alongside our DDS program, we offer programs for international dentists, residency programs, graduate and pre-dental programs, as well as continuing education.
In the first year of my deanship, I found myself surrounded by faculty, students, staff, and fellow academic leaders wanting to introduce me to the beauty of this campus, this city, and this outstanding dental school – UCLA Dentistry. I have been warmly welcomed by the entire community to what has now become my home.
Making Saliva a Serious Business
“Most people are surprised when I tell them that saliva can reveal as much, if not more, than blood or urine can. We have made it our mission to make saliva testing a clinical reality to detect for serious diseases. And we’re getting very, very close.”
Decoding Oral Health: Diana Wang, Class of 2017
“I believe there’s a little bit of pathologist in all of us,” said Diana Wang, Class of 2017. “Patients always want to know why something happened to them, and pathology helps answer those difficult questions.”