UNC Adams
School of Dentistry

The UNC Claude A. Adams, Jr. and Grace Phillips Adams School of Dentistry is an internationally recognized leader in oral health education, patient care and medical research. Since 1950, we’ve been providing the highest caliber of education and clinical care to North Carolina and the world.

We take pride in preparing the next generation of dental professionals, and ultimately ensuring the people of North Carolina receive quality care. We offer opportunities for students to explore all aspects of oral health and our graduates go on to become exceptional leaders in all areas of the field.

UNC Adams School of Dentistry Funding Priorities

Explore Stories


Teledentistry to the Rescue

New access to virtual dental services

Student Support

‘I always have a home at Carolina’

The Carolina Student Impact Fund is helping UNC-Chapel Hill students, like Michaela Barnette, a dental hygiene and anthropology double major who needed to relocate during the COVID-19 pandemic.


Virtual Oral Health Care Hotline

Eliminating the burdens of dental emergencies on ERs

Faculty Support

A Paw-sitive Impact

Every day is “Take Your Pet to Work Day” for one pediatric dentist at Carolina.


Visionary Teacher, Clinician and Leader

“In an ever-changing world and an ever-evolving field, we remain committed to graduating nimble oral health professionals..."

Faculty Support

Cutting-edge dental surgery for the U.S.

“We’re able to take this innovative technique that’s great for patients... and serving a community that needs it.”