Our research makes transformative differences in our community. More than $8.1 million in research awards in 2013 has gone toward finding solutions for the health needs of South Texas.
Collaborative research allows leaders to explore new scientific vistas
The multidisciplinary teams are leading to new therapies to manage pain and regenerate teeth and gums.
Moving research into practical patient care
Our research educators explore how to teach research-based techniques and move new therapies from the research lab to the dental office.
Meeting the oral health needs of South Texas
Our outreach research efforts into pediatric caries, periodontal disease and diabetes oral health care educate at-risk populations and explore cutting-edge research.
investment in the School of Dentistry
The Center for Oral Health Care & Research is the home of the School of Dentistry at the UT Health Science Center San Antonio, while our South Texas Research Facility gives School of Dentistry scientists access to technologies such as mass spectronomy, flow cytometry, micro CT and many other specialized resources.