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Faculty, students, and residents at the ECU School of Dental Medicine are passionate about improving the health and quality of life of all North Carolinians. State-of-the-art clinics at ECU serve the oral health needs of adults and children. Our community service learning centers are branching out across the state to address the shortage of dentists in rural and underserved areas. If you and your family are looking for a dental home, the ECU School of Dental Medicine may be right for you. Learn about our locations and services.


ECU Health Discoveries

Moving Toward Competency Based Assessment

Student assessment is an important part of the educational process from elementary school through post-graduate programs. Dr. R. Todd Watkins, Jr., associate dean for dental education and informatics, discusses the innovative XComP assessment tool used by the dental program with … Continue reading

Dr. Linda May

Exercise During Pregnancy is a Win Win

When a mom-to-be exercises, her unborn baby benefits. Linda May, assistant professor of anatomy in the School of Dental Medicine, discusses her groundbreaking research on exercise during pregnancy with Dr. Sam Sears as part of the ECU Health Discoveries video … Continue reading

Olivia Roten

My first few weeks of dental school

The Class of 2018 joined the School of Dental Medicine in August. The new cohort rounds out the student body to now include all four classes for the first time in the school’s short history. Each of the 26 men … Continue reading

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