University of Michigan Undergrads

University of Michigan students in an undergraduate class called “Science and Practice of Dentistry in the 21st Century” addressed this science fiction dental crisis as a writing assignment to explore the many roles of dentists and the importance of their jobs. They then presented their visions for resolving the dilemma in class.

Southern Illinois Dental Hygienist Program Receives Antismoking Grant

Researchers at Southern Illinois University Carbondale believe dental hygienists can play a key role in getting tobacco users to quit and prevent non-users from picking up the habit. The Illinois Division of the American Cancer Society agreed, recently approving a three-year, $250,000 grant for the project “Effectiveness of Standard-of-Care Curriculum for Tobacco Education in a Dental Hygiene Context."

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