The magazine of the School of Dentistry at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

Dr. Brij Singh Named Associate Dean for Research

Brij B. Singh, Ph.D., recently joined the School of Dentistry as associate dean for research and professor of periodontics.
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A Formidable Foe

Cara Gonzales, D.D.S., Ph.D., associate professor of comprehensive dentistry, is focusing her research on finding new ways to battle oral cancer, which has had no new effective therapies for more than 40 years.
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For Patient’s Sake

John D. Rugh, Ph.D., professor and director of the Evidence-Based Practice Program, created a program to accelerate science transfer after seeing the length of time between a breakthrough discovery and actual dental practice.
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Research Project Funds Electronic Health Record System

Five-year, $2.5 million project equips Center for Oral Health Care & Research with electronic record system and improves patients’ overall health.
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Research Strives to Improve Health, Reduce Costs

Research project concentrates on improving dental health while reducing costly ER visits for oral emergencies. Emergency dental clinic reduces expensive ER visits.
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Dental Lab Key Research Site for Ceramic Implant

Dental school researchers key to studying new ceramic implant; UT Dentistry San Antonio dentists first in U.S. to place improved implant in local patients.
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