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We are proud to be a teaching institution that educates the next generation of dentists and researchers. Dental research plays a role in preparing and exposing students to make new discoveries that will benefit oral health in Alabama and beyond. The University of Alabama School of Dentistry ranks high among U.S. dental schools with research funding from the National Institutes of Health. Our research combines academic excellence with scientific methodology to discover answers to cutting-edge questions. Renowned faculty members are here to teach and mentor students. Dental school faculty and their research interests can be found on their Faculty Profile pages.