Arizona School of Dentistry & Oral Health


Dean’s Letter

Dear Students,

First, let me welcome you to what has been acknowledged as one of the most innovative dental schools in America – the Arizona School of Dentistry & Oral Health (ASDOH).

We are committed to community service and addressing the health needs of the underserved. Our efforts to promote whole person health care in an environment of compassion and collegiality define us. You have been selected to be a valued member of the ASDOH family because of your heart, intellect, and integrity. Please know that your pathway to success is both challenging and rewarding.

You are now members of the ASDOH community that requires your best efforts to demonstrate professionalism through integrity, empathy, and collegiality. Your actions need to reflect the highest standard of mature ethical behavior while developing your clinical skills. Your patients, classmates, instructors, and profession expect and deserve no less.

I wish you great success. Know that we are here to help you succeed and graduate. You have the unique opportunity to be a community leader, health care provider, and proudly be an ASDOH graduate! Do it!


Jack Dillenberg, DDS, MPH
Dean, Arizona School of Dentistry & Oral Health

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