University of Missouri–Kansas City School of Dentistry

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University of Missouri–Kansas City
School of Dentistry
University of Missouri–Kansas City School of Dentistry logo.jpg
Established 1881
Type Public university
Dean Marsha A. Pyle
Location Kansas City, Missouri, USA
39°04′55″N 94°34′37″W / 39.08203°N 94.57700°W / 39.08203; -94.57700Coordinates: 39°04′55″N 94°34′37″W / 39.08203°N 94.57700°W / 39.08203; -94.57700
Website UMKC School of Dentistry

The School of Dentistry is a dental school at the University of Missouri-Kansas City.

It was established in 1881 as the Kansas City Dental College and was originally part of Kansas City Medical College.[1]

In 1941 the Kansas CIty Dental College merged with Western Dental College to form the Kansas City-Western Dental College.[2]

The School of Dentistry is located on Hospital Hill in Kansas City, close to the University of Missouri–Kansas City School of Medicine, Truman Medical Center-Hospital Hill and Children's Mercy Hospital.

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