Bulletin of Dental Education

University of Kentucky Celebrates 25 Years of Mobile Outreach Program

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Every child deserves to receive quality dental care. To help address the needs of Kentucky’s underserved children, UKCD operates a mobile outreach program. 

West Virginia University School of Dentistry Dedicates Michele Ross Dental Hygiene Lab

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Ms. Ross demonstrated her enthusiasm for her alma mater with a $100,000 gift toward the renovation of the Dental Hygiene Lab.

ADEA Promotes Image Gently in Dentistry Campaign

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The Image Gently in Dentistry campaign launched last month to promote safe and appropriate imaging techniques to the public and professional imaging community.

Kids in the Klinic Golf Classic at The Olympic Club Raises More Than $70,000 for Children in Need

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University of the Pacific Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry (Pacific Dugoni) recently rallied students, faculty, staff, alumni and local celebrities to play golf for a good cause at the 17th Annual Kids in the Klinic Golf Classic.

Chef John Besh Teams with AAO during National Orthodontic Health Month

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Renowned chef, restaurateur, TV personality and author John Besh will make life a little more delicious this fall as a result of his new partnership with the American Association of Orthodontists (AAO) during National Orthodontic Health Month.

Important Upcoming Webinar on the Dental Safety Net and Access to Oral Health

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The dental safety net provides urgent and basic care for millions of Americans facing barriers to access—typically the uninsured, underinsured and those unable to pay for services out of pocket.

University of Manitoba Bridges Gap between Medicine and Dentistry at Oral-Systemic Health Day

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The University of Manitoba held the first ever Oral-Systemic Health Day on February 7, bringing together dentists, dental hygienists, physicians, nurses and other non-dental health care providers (HCPs) to learn collaborative clinical practice techniques for optimal patient care.

Around the Dental Education Community - March 2013

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Annual Dental Camp Enables Young Students to Explore Careers in Dentistry One Saturday in February, the University of the Pacific Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry hosted Dental Camp, a free annual event geared toward middle and high school students

ADEA's Advocacy Update - Winter 2011

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Thanks to concerns raised by ADEA, the American Dental Association (ADA), and other oral health organizations, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reversed its decision to downgrade the Division of Oral Health (DOH). On January 14, 2011, ADEA Executive Director Richard W. Valachovic wrote to CDC Director Thomas Frieden and stated that “we strongly believe that DOH’s role should be preserved and the division should not be placed under the Division of Adult and Community Health where the issue of oral health care will have to compete with other pressing health issues.”

ADA Seeking Faculty Volunteers for Developing Tanzanian Curriculum

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The American Dental Association (ADA), in cooperation with Health Volunteers Overseas, is assisting dental faculty at the Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, in developing programs to provide chair-side instruction and lectures to undergraduate and advanced dental education students, as well as continuing education for the faculty.

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