UT Health San Antonio alumna Sharon M. Gordon, D.D.S. ’91, is the first woman dean of UConn’s dental school.
Peter M. Loomer has been named dean of the School of Dentistry. He began Feb. 1.
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 compound found in plants may serve as a preventive agent and treatment for oral cancer.
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.
The School of Dentistry received a $2.4 million grant for the Scholarships for Disadvantaged Students program.
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.
Two weeks is all it took for deadly, late-stage head and neck tumors to shrink in mouse models. The cause: a combination of two targeted treatments already approved by the FDA.
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If one child’s smile can warm the heart, imagine what tens of thousands can do. Miles of Smiles–Laredo provides elementary school children dental screenings, fluoride varnish and dental sealants—all for free.