Occupies 16,000 square feet; 281 fully equipped dental operatories; approximately 68,000 patient visits per year; internal, full-service prescription laboratories. Each patient treatment cubicle is equiped with electronic treatment record computer terminals. The computer-based student/patient clinical record mangement system is central to the efficient operation of the dental clinic.
Three large lecture halls and thirteen smaller classrooms/seminar rooms. Lecture halls are equipped with networked computers and modern projection systems.
Two dental preclinical simulation facilities with fully equipped working stations; an anatomical model laboratory.
The School of Dentistry Library is part of the university-wide library system with a collection of approximately 33,300-volumes, 452 periodical subscriptions; extensive reference services; instructional resource library, extensively equipped for independent study with a variety of audiovisual equipment and 47 networked computers. Electronic access to the university-wide library collection includes 233,187 electronic books; 31,820 electronic journals; 231 databases and other electronic resources.
Teaching relationships exist with many area community health centers as well as area hospitals, including Children's Mercy Hospital, Saint Luke's Hospital, Truman Medical Center Hospital Hill, Richard Cabot Medical Clinic, Samuel Rodgers Community Health Center, and Swope Parkway Health Center.
The school also supports a full-service Biomedical Communication Department that contributes significantly to its educational and administrative missions. The Health Sciences Bookstore supplies all textbook, and some supply needs of the student body; it is housed on the Hospital Hill Campus.