March 2006, the Riser Elementary and Middle School in West Monroe, LA,
partnered with the University of Louisiana at Monroe Dental
Hygiene Program to
found the Riser School Based Dental Hygiene Clinic. Over the years, over 2,500 children have been treated.
Every child deserves to receive quality
dental care. To help address the needs
of Kentucky’s underserved children, UKCD operates a mobile
University-Purdue University at Fort Wayne Dental Hygiene program recently joined the rest of the institution in celebrating its 50th anniversary. The program is also marking the start of the new BS-DH with this year's class.
Dr. Steve Friedrichsen, Dean of the Western University of Health Sciences College of Dental Medicine, has been appointed as Interim Provost of Western University.
There is an easy way to attract students to your program: Don’t make them go to class. For nearly a decade, UMSOD has captured all of its faculty’s lectures on video and has made them available to students via an online portal.
With only 10 students admitted each year, the State Fair Community College (SFCC) Dental Hygiene program in Sedalia, MO, may be a small program, but the value of services they provide to the surrounding community is immeasurable.
Service learning is an integral part of the dental hygiene program at Tunxis Community College with service learning projects in Connecticut, nationwide within the Navajo and Lakota tribes, and internationally.
Colonel Douglas D. Lancaster, D.M.D.,
Dental Corps, has been appointed the incoming Dean of the Army Postgraduate Dental School,
effective August 19, 2015.
Patrick J. Ferrillo, Jr., D.D.S., is stepping down as Dean at Pacific Dugoni. Dr. Ferrillo will now begin a sabbatical year.