The LSC-Kingwood Dental Hygiene Program strives to develop competent dental hygienists who will provide skilled and compassionate care. But in August 2017, Hurricane Harvey threatened to derail their mission.
Stony Brook SDM Incorporates Digital
Dentistry on Outreach Mission to Chile
Each year, a team from Stony Brook SDM travels to Chile to provide much-needed oral health care services to children and adults who would otherwise not have access to treatment. The latest mission marked the first time that digital dentistry was incorporated into the program.
Dental and nursing students from Indiana University are collaborating to improve health care for children. A pilot program between the two schools in 2017 has turned into an IPE experience woven into the curriculum for both groups.