Student-faculty clinics at Haven for Hope provide emergency dental care and vaccines and treat chronic pain and skin ailments. They also offer students lessons in empathy.
A helping hand can save a life. For 20 years, the School of Nursing has provided health care and education to youth in crisis at Healy-Murphy Center.
Vidal Balderas, D.D.S., M.P.H., associate professor in the School of Dentistry, uses his experience of growing up as a migrant worker to deliver compassionate dental care in high-need communities.
When a child dies at birth, tests and medical procedures suddenly stop. Years ago, this was also where the patient’s care ended. Today, nurses are realizing this is a critical moment when the standard of care should strengthen.
Sleep apnea can lead to high blood pressure, heart attacks and other illnesses. So UT Dentistry opened the Sleep Disorders Center to offer a dental approach to help patients get their zzz’s.