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Around the Dental Education Community - May 2013

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FEMA Awards $1.2 Million to Help Rebuild LSU Health Sciences Center School of Dentistry Physical Plant The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) recently announced an additional $1.2 million in recovery aid to Louisiana Facility Planning and Control to rebuild the

Dentistry Tops List of 100 Jobs in Greatest Demand

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U.S. News & World Report has released its list of the Best Jobs of 2013. This annual ranking bases its selections on the U.S. Department of Labor’s predictions of the occupations that should have the greatest hiring demand from now

University of the Pacific Announces New San Francisco Campus for Dental School

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The University of the Pacific Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry announced the purchase of an office building in San Francisco, California’s South of Market (SoMa) district to establish a new campus. The building, located at 155 Fifth Street, is seven stories tall with approximately 395,000 gross square feet of space. Five floors of the building will house the university's prestigious Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry, as well as classroom space for other future university programs.

Dentistry in the News - December 2011

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Roseman University of Health Sciences held a ribbon-cutting ceremony on October 27 for Utah’s first four-year school of dentistry. The facility features classrooms equipped with multimedia technology, six imaging rooms, two wet labs, conference rooms, and team breakout rooms.

Dentistry in the News - November 2011

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Dr. Richard W. Valachovic, Executive Director of the American Dental Education Association, recently visited the new $112 million building at the College of Dental Medicine at Georgia Health Sciences University. Dr. Valachovic noted that the building will help to attract students, faculty, and patients.

Dentistry In the News - October 2011

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Three universities have planned to work together to fill in the gaps in dental care in eastern Kentucky. The University of Kentucky College of Dentistry is partnering with Morehead State University and the University of Pikeville as part of the Appalachian Rural Dental Educational Partnership Plan.

Dentistry in the News - September 2011

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Even the Tooth Fairy cut back in 2011. Survey results recently released by Visa, Inc., found that this year she leaves an average of $2.60 per tooth, a 40-cent decrease from last year’s $3 per tooth.

UTHealth Receives Gift in Honor of Dr. Ralph Cooley

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Dr. Denton A. Cooley, a world-famous heart surgeon and founder and President Emeritus of the Texas Heart Institute at St. Luke’s Episcopal Hospital, made a large gift to the University of Texas at Houston (UTHealth) School of Dentistry in memory of his father, the late Dr. Ralph C. Cooley. Dr. Cooley was a 1908 alumnus of the school.

Dentistry in the News - August 2011

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Numerous media outlets covered the publication of the Institute of Medicine’s Committee on Oral Health Access to Services report, Improving Access to Oral Health Care for Vulnerable and Underserved Populations, on July 13, 2011. Among them were the Los Angeles Times and Fox Broadcasting stations like KVVU Las Vegas and WTVT Tampa Bay‎.

Dentistry in the News - July 2011

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Dr. Maria Emanuel Ryan and her patient Ms. Joanne Maglares shared the dramatic story of oral health problems foreshadowing Ms. Maglares’s heart attack with millions through the WebMD website. The patient expected a routine repair of a broken tooth, but assessment showed multiple tooth fractures and rapidly advancing periodontal disease.

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