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Team approach to primary care includes dentists

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Residency director Peter Jensen performs an examination.

By Luke Frank
HSC NewBeat

Poor oral health has been linked to a host of health woes, such as heart disease and diabetes, yet too many New Mexicans fail to receive routine preventive dental care. UNM and community health providers have teamed up to address this problem by incorporating oral health into a team-based primary care setting.  Read more (HSC NewsBeat).

New Dental Clinic

The Carrie Tingley Dental Clinic has moved to newly renovated space in Novitski Hall on UNM’s North Campus. The Department of Dental Medicine hosted the clinic's grand opening on Friday, October 16, 2015. The UNM Health Sciences Center continues to invest in academic and clinic programs that benefit our students and the community. Please join us in supporting this initiative to provide quality dental care for New Mexicans with disabilities.


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Do you need dental care? Do you have a dental emergency? We offer preventive, therapeutic, restorative and emergency dental care coupled with dental hygiene services at affordable prices. Find out about the services we offer at our 3 locations. 

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