Bulletin of Dental Education

Dentistry in the News - July 2012

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In an effort to expand oral health services for children, My Kid's Dentist/Every Kid's Dentist announced a partnership with National Children's Oral Health Foundation: America's ToothFairy through the Students United for America's ToothFairy Pediatric Dental Residency Program. As a result of this alliance, NCOHF will become the primary charitable partner for the Pacific Dental Services-affiliated MKD/EKD offices.

Dentistry in the News - June 2012

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The culprit behind a failed hip or knee replacement may exist in the oral cavity, according to a new study in the Journal of Clinical Rheumatology. DNA testing of bacteria from the fluid that lubricates hip and knee joints had bacteria with the same DNA as the plaque from patients with periodontal disease and in need of a joint replacement, according to researchers from the Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine. 

Dentistry in the News - April 2012

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A major national public awareness advertising campaign about oral health will start this summer. The Dental Trade Alliance, along with 35 other groups in the dental community including the American Dental Education Association (ADEA), formed the Partnership for Healthy Mouths, Healthy Lives and partnered with The Ad Council to produce this campaign.  

Dentistry in the News - March 2012

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CellTrust is working with the Arizona School of Dentistry and Oral Health to launch a text messaging study intended to improve patient oral health compliance. For the Text2Floss pilot study, CellTrust and ASDOH researchers will devise a series of text message programs designed to reach and educate current patients and the underserved.

Dentistry in the News - February 2012

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University of Missouri researchers have developed a pain-free way to fill tooth cavities, technology that could be on the market in two years.

Dentistry in the News - January 2012

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Dr. Peter Maro, a semi-retired professional goalie for the New England Stars hockey team, is also an orthodontist. He said he started pursuing the rare combination of being a hockey player and orthodontist when he got his own braces in seventh grade.

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.

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