• We make an impact on the oral health of Nebraskans through quality patient care.

  • The latest technology and advances in dentistry are at the heart of dental education at the UNMC College of Dentistry.

  • Patients and students encounter a modern, aesthetically pleasing, comfortable environment.


The College of Dentistry is known for its extraordinary education, scientific discovery and clinical care — resulting in improved oral health for people of all ages.

Under the direction of our exceptional faculty, students pursue a rigorous course of study at our nationally ranked college. Clinics within the college accept patients of all ages.

Continuing Education programs, available to practicing dentists, are offered through the UNMC's College of Dentistry and present updates on the newest techniques and latest research. In addition to continuing education, the College of Dentistry supports dental professionals with:

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COD NIH Rank for Federal Fiscal Year 2013

The UNMC College of Dentistry ranked 32nd and, therefore, placed in the top half in National Institutes of Health (NIH) funding to United States dental schools in federal fiscal year 2013.

Moms Everyday

Learn more about the services of the College of Dentistry on Moms Everyday, a web site with features to educate parents and support good oral health for all family members. Video segments with COD faculty are: 

  1. Welcoming Dean Guthmiller
  2. Root Canals with Lane Stephenson, D.D.S.
  3. Teeth Whitening with Julie Marshal, D.D.S, M.S.
  4. Treatment for Sleep Apnea with Ronald Attanasio, D.D.S., M.S.Ed., M.S.
  5. Keeping a Cavity Free Mouth with John Reinhardt, D.D.S., M.S., M.P.H.
  6. Oral Health and Your Overall Health with Brenda Utecht, R.D.H., B.S.
  7. Periodontal Disease with Amy Killeen, D.D.S., M.S.
  8. Orthodontics with Peter Spalding, D.D.S.
  9. Dental X-Rays with Shawneen Gonzalez, D.D.S., M.S.
  10. Importance of Abstaining from Tobacco Products with Peter Giannini, D.D.S., M.S.

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