Regents' Outstanding
Teaching Awards

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Ivy S. Schwartz, D.D.S., M.S.Ed.

Distinguished Teaching Professor

Department of Comprehensive Dentistry

UT Health Science Center at San Antonio

I hope I inspire students to be the best they can be, maintain high ethical standards, put patients' needs first and remember that the practice of dentistry is not a right, but a privilege.

My educational philosophy is based on developing competent dentists, and by example, encouraging students to strive for excellence in clinical care, continue lifelong learning and serve their patients using not only appropriate evidence-based dentistry but their hearts." The diversity and unique strengths of the students as they address the dental needs of their patients generates unique educational learning experiences every day for the students as well as me.