Research Clinic

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The OHCRC offers a variety of clinical research projects for which some patients may qualify. Studies range from general clinical maintenance and observation to more extensive procedures. Most studies offer free or reduced dental care as well as financial compensation for your time.

Find clinical studies by searching "dental," "dentistry," or "teeth" in the University of Minnesota's StudyFinder.

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Oral Health Clinical Research Clinic

The University of Minnesota School of Dentistry is a research leader in virology, biomaterials, the mechanisms of pain and bone development, and in the relationship between oral and general health.

Within the School, the Oral Health Clinical Research Clinic (OHCRC) supports research projects in the areas of oral surgery, dental materials, restorative procedures, facial pain, neuroscience, caries, periodontal diseases, and oral medicine.

The Clinic maintains a fully equipped multi-purpose research clinic consisting of 10 dental operatories, office space, and data analysis facility. Our staff includes trained and calibrated clinical examiners, study coordinators, a Ph.D. level biostatistician, dental hygienists and dentists. We routinely conduct FDA phase II and III clinical protocols for industry and have the capability and infrastructure to conduct virtually any type of clinical study dealing with oral health care products and procedures.

To make an appointment, or to receive more information about our research studies, please call 612-624-8998, or email lento001@umn.edu.