About Us

Adams School of Dentistry

By the Numbers

  • $3.6M in in-kind service annually
  • 6,400+ living alumni in 96 counties, 50 U.S. states, and 27 countries
  • 1st dental school in North Carolina
  • 90,000 patient visits each year
  • 4 student-led free clinics

Mission, Vision and Values


Transforming dentistry for better health.


To become the global model for oral health education, in care and discovery.


Passionately serving our people, our field and our community, through inclusiveness and beyond excellence.