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The University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry is committed to offering students a dynamic and comprehensive academic environment. We are dedicated to being a provider of top-notch clinical care and believe that a professional life includes serving those in need.

We invite you to become a part of a collaborative culture of influences as learners and leaders.

The Mission

The University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry, in the Jesuit and Mercy tradition, through the integration of research, scholarly activity, evidence-based teaching, and service, fosters a forward thinking, inclusive learning environment committed to developing competent, socially and ethically sensitive healthcare professionals who are committed to patient care and community wellness.


Meet Me Monday
Mon, September 26, 2022
With Jon S. Ryder, DDS, MS Jon Ryder, D.D.S., M.S. joins Detroit Mercy Dental as the associate dean for academic administration. Ryder has held a variety of leadership and teaching roles at multiple institutions ­– most recently, he served as Dean of the University of New England College of Dental Medicine. Ryder received h...
Dean’s High Five – September 2022
Thu, September 22, 2022
Every day, special achievements and newsworthy headlines are happening at the School of Dentistry. In an effort to give proper acknowledgment and share these successes, please tune in for the monthly Dean’s High 5 as we acknowledge those responsible for the top five stories happening at Detroit Mercy Dental.**These stories are mission and identity moments that highlight activiti...
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