OSD USC’s Distance Learning Program Nears 100 Participants

OSD USC’s Distance Learning Program Nears 100 Participants

What began as one online postgraduate program has expanded substantially, offering participtants formal postgraduate education while continuing to practice dentistry. OSD USC’s hybrid online graduate programs are getting close to enrolling their hundredth student. There are now seven competency-based graduate programs, including master’s degrees in Orofacial Pain and Oral Medicine, Geriatric Dentistry, and Interdisciplinary Pain Medicine.
Salt Lake Community College Dental Hygiene—Busy as Ever

Salt Lake Community College Dental Hygiene—Busy as Ever

Salt Lake Community College (SLCC) dental hygiene students continue to shine in the community through service and SLCC marketing events. The program’s AmeriCorps membership also enhances the students’ community service experiences. This fall, all

First-ever Regional ADEA–SAMHSA Summit on the Opioid Epidemic

Opioid abuse is a serious public health issue in the United States. ADEA and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration co-hosted a meeting on Aug. 30 centered on the opioid epidemic and the role academic dentistry can play in addiction prevention. Dental school representatives from 17 dental schools in 11 states and the District of Columbia attended the meeting, alongside representatives from state agencies, federal agencies, and other stakeholder groups.

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