Helping low-income pregnant women address their dental needs can boost employment and family incomes, as well as improve the oral health of their children. Recognizing these facts, the University of Maryland School of Dentistry Dental Hygiene Program developed an interdisciplinary prenatal oral health program in partnership with the University of Maryland Women’s Health Center.
Students from the University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine have been heading to the Oral Health Center for interprofessional classes with University of New England College of Dental Medicine students. The students welcomed the opportunity to learn from each other.
In a year when clinical education opportunities were limited across the nation, Oregon Institute of Technology’s dental hygiene students shifted their focus to expanding their community outreach and growing their cross-training knowledge.
5 Questions With … Julia M. Hwang
The Director of the Learner Success Center at the University of California, San Francisco, School of Dentistry shares what drew her to dental education.