Important Public Health Information

Indiana University School of Dentistry clinics are now open for comprehensive dental care. We are a healthcare facility. Masks may be removed ONLY in specifically designated locations and must be worn over the nose and mouth all other times.

We continuously use best practice infection control procedures to ensure your safety. As such all individuals in the building are REQUIRED to:

  • Wear a new face mask at all times while in public spaces. Everyone will be issued a new face mask upon entry to the building.
  • Cover both your mouth and nose with your mask
  • Wash or sanitize hands upon entry to the building.
  • Arrive no more than 30 minutes before your scheduled appointment.
  • No guests allowed no one but the patient is allowed inside the building except for individuals serving as translators or a patient's guardian. 

The School of Dentistry has created a set of Frequenly Asked Questions relating specifically to the dental school:
Frequently Asked Questions about the IU School of Dentistry and COVID-19

For additional information visit the main Indiana University coronavirus website at:

Advancing oral health through education, research, and patient care

The Indiana University School of Dentistry has been advancing oral health in the state and beyond since 1879, when it was founded as the Indiana Dental College. Over the past 140 years, we’ve become a national leader in preparing oral health professionals, conducting innovative research that has an impact on patients and the profession, and providing patient-centered care.

We’re located on the IUPUI campus in downtown Indianapolis, in close proximity to the IU School of Medicine, the IU School of Nursing, the IU Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health, several major hospitals, and the Roudebush VA Medical Center.

1879year founded

80%of Indiana dentists are alumni

19,000patients receive care each year

Become a student

No matter what your career goals are, the School of Dentistry has an academic program that will help you achieve them. We offer 11 degree and certificate programs that will prepare you for a successful career in dentistry or an allied health profession.

Get dental care

As a patient at the School of Dentistry, you’ll get quality dental care at an affordable cost. We offer a full range of oral health care services, from cleanings and fillings to root canals, braces, and dentures.

To make an appointment, contact Patient Services at 317-274-7433.

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Two orthodontics students watch a dentistry professional work with a patient's teeth.
Three dentistry professionals observe as another professional works at a computer.

Explore our research

Researchers at the School of Dentistry played a key role in one of the most significant public health advancements in human history: the development of the first fluoride toothpaste. Today School of Dentistry researchers are carrying on that legacy of innovation as they make strides in areas such as cariology, dental informatics, and bone and tissue engineering.

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Dr. Vinicius Dutra has developed a virtual reality (VR) radiology training for oral health providers, designed to address both the high cost of radiology training and the low interest of many dental students in radiology.

A new exhibit highlighting 145 years of women's history at IUSD was unveiled today on Main Street for Women's History Month. 

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IUSD Research Day 2023

Monday, April 10, 2023

All day

Indiana University School of Dentistry


IUSD Students, Faculty, and Staff present their latest research during our annual Research Day.  This year’s keynote speaker Dr. Prema Gopal.

Friday, April 21, 2023

8:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.

Hine Hall Auditorium



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