Bulletin of Dental Education

New Center for Oral Health Care and Research Opens at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

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With the opening of its new Center for Oral Health Care and Research, the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio has a modern, facility that will enable the school to bring improved multispecialty dental care, education, training and research to South Texas.

ADA Foundation Names Dr. David Whiston Leadership Award Recipients

Penn Dental Medicine Receives $10 Million Gift From Alumnus Dr. Robert I. Schattner

Dr. Brian Bast Appointed Chair of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at UCSF School of Dentistry

Dr. Santosh Sundaresan Receives 2015 Arthur A. Dugoni Faculty Award

Periodontics on the Move at LSUHSC School of Dentistry  

Call for Applications: Dr. Ray Bowen Student Research Award

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The American Dental Association (ADA) Foundation, in cooperation with the Academy of Operative Dentistry, will accept applications for the 2015 Dr. Ray Bowen Student Research Award through December 5.

Adhesive Congress Brings Together Experts from Around the Globe to Penn Dental Medicine

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More than 550 attendees representing 20 countries attended the 5th International Congress on Adhesive Dentistry (IAD), hosted by University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine (Penn Dental Medicine) June 14–15. This was the first time the Congress was held in the United States.

Assessing Researchers’ Awareness of Epistemologies and Methods: A Review of JDE Publications from 2001 to 2010

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By Ryan Leach How theory centered does scientific research need to be in order to provide useful information? Should the selection of a theory always precede the collection of data, or can the data sometimes be used to develop a

Transitions, Appointments, and Awards - March 2013

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Dr. Terri Dolan Steps Down as Dean at the University of Florida College of Dentistry After serving for 10 years as the Dean of the University of Florida College of Dentistry, Teresa A. Dolan, D.D.S., M.P.H., has announced her intention

HRSA Opens New Funding Opportunity for Faculty Development in General, Pediatric, and Public Health Dentistry, and in Dental Hygiene

Grants, Fellowships, and Scholarships, Research | Permanent link

The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) recently released a funding opportunity announcement for Faculty Development in General, Pediatric, and Public Health Dentistry, and in Dental Hygiene.

Clinic and Research Day Set at University of Illinois at Chicago

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Get the latest dental knowledge at the 25th Annual Clinic and Research Day, set for March 8, 2012 at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) College of Dentistry. The event will run from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and focus on student research presentations, Critically Appraised Topic (CAT) competitions based on actual cases, and an internationally known keynote speaker.

UNC Researchers Produce New Findings in Large-Scale Jaw Pain Study

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Researchers at the Center for Neurosensory Disorders, a part of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Dentistry, served as the lead researchers in the first large-scale clinical jaw-pain study, called the Orofacial Pain: Prospective Evaluation and Risk Assessment (OPPERA). The study, led by Dr. William Maixner, Director of the CND at UNC, provides new insights into potential causes of tempromandibular joint disorders.

University of Florida Opens New Dental Clinical Research Unit

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The University of Florida (UF) College of Dentistry recently opened a Dental Clinical Research Unit (DCRU) as a collaborative effort with the University of Florida Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) to facilitate and encourage translational research.

Two New Studies Published by the International and American Associations for Dental Research

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The International and American Associations for Dental Research (IADR/AADR) recently published two studies in the Journal of Dental Research (JDR). In a report on a preclinical investigation titled “Flagellin Enhances Saliva IgA Response and Protection of Anti-Caries DNA Vaccine,” lead author Dr. Wei Shi, Wuhan Institute of Virology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, and his team of researchers demonstrate that anti-caries DNA vaccines, including pGJA-P/VAX, are promising for preventing dental caries.

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