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Hands-On CE Courses

January at the Zimmer Institute

February at the Pankey Institute

May at the Zimmer Institute


Low-Cost CE Courses

Employment and Practice Opportunities

Sterilization Monitoring Service

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Meet Our Faculty

James R. Geist, D.D.S., M.S.
Professor, Bio. & Diag. Sciences; Director of O/M Imaging Center

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Michael Hoen, D.D.S.
Director, Graduate Endodontic Program

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Mary Parise, D.D.S.
Program Director, Advanced Education in General Dentistry

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Welcome to the University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry!

As Dean of the School of Dentistry, I am greatly honored to serve our exceptional community of students, educators, scientists, clinicians, and alumni. Our School celebrates over 75 years of excellence as a leader in dental education, graduating over 5,500 dental professionals since 1932.

Our mission serves as the foundation of our commitment to providing quality dental education, excellent patient care, and service to our community. I encourage you to explore our web site to discover information about our school, its programs, activities, admission procedures and the mission.

Mert N. Aksu, DDS, JD, MHSA
Dean, School of Dentistry