In The News 2009

In The News 2009

Jorge Perdigão (Restorative Sciences-Operative) was quoted in the Star Tribune about the ongoing consumer interest in tooth whitening. 

Announcements about the appointment of Sheila Riggs as the new chair of the Department of Primary Dental Care appeared in the Des Moines Business Record Daily, American Health Insurance Plans, Minnesota Daily and Twin Cities Business.

Stories about the Regents’ approval of the dental school’s new dental therapy education programs appeared in the Minnesota Daily (3/5), Pioneer Press (2/13), Star Tribune (2/13), MinnPost.com (2/12), KARE 11 , WCCO.com, Rochester Post Bulletin, and Dr. Bicuspid (2/13).

Judith Buchanan was quoted in a startribune.com article about Minnesota’s midlevel provider legislation and the dental school’s plans to offer baccalaureate and master’s degree programs in dental therapy in an article titled “New Horizon in Dental Care” (6/24/09).

Dean Patrick Lloyd was quoted in an online article titled “Minnesota adopts Canadian dental licensing exam” on Dr. Bicuspid.com. The article began, “In what is being hailed as yet another landmark decision in Minnesota….”

The Division of Periodontology was mentioned in an article in the Cape Coral Daily Breeze about the addictiveness of tobacco.

Sheila Riggs (Primary Dental Care) authored “Healing Health Care: 37 Minnesota Health Care Experts Offer Insights into Repairing a Broken System” in the July, 2009 issue of Twin Cities Business. The article includes comments from the 37 experts — who include industry consultants, Dr. Frank Cerra of the U-M Academic Health Center, health plan and professional association executives, legal counsel and legislators, investment advisors, health care service providers, professional association executives, and more.
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Dan Shaw (Pediatric Dentistry) was a guest on WCCO TV’s “Morning Show” on Sunday, June 12, to talk about “Summertime Dental Emergencies.”

Lynda Young (Continuing Dental Education) was interviewed for the cover story in hygienetown June 2009 about her oral cancer diagnosis, treatment and recovery experience. The article can be read here.

Dr. Sheila Riggs' appointment to Chair of Primary Dental Care was the subject of a story by The Minnesota Daily.
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Brent Larson, School of Dentistry, was quoted in an article on Northwest Arkansas’s NWA Online about the benefits of modern braces.

Judith Buchanan was quoted in a startribune.com article about Minnesota’s midlevel provider legislation and the dental school’s plans to offer baccalaureate and master’s degree programs in dental therapy in an article titled “New Horizon in Dental Care” (6/24/09).

Dean Patrick Lloyd was quoted in an online article titled “Minnesota adopts Canadian dental licensing exam” on Dr. Bicuspid.com. The article began, “In what is being hailed as yet another landmark decision in Minnesota….”

The Division of Periodontology was mentioned in an article in the Cape Coral Daily Breeze about the addictiveness of tobacco.

Sheila Riggs (Primary Dental Care) authored “Healing Health Care: 37 Minnesota Health Care Experts Offer Insights into Repairing a Broken System” in the July, 2009 issue of Twin Cities Business. The article includes comments from the 37 experts — who include industry consultants, Dr. Frank Cerra of the U-M Academic Health Center, health plan and professional association executives, legal counsel and legislators, investment advisors, health care service providers, professional association executives, and more.
Read the article   ...

Dan Shaw (Pediatric Dentistry) was a guest on WCCO TV’s “Morning Show” on Sunday, June 12, to talk about “Summertime Dental Emergencies.”

Lynda Young (Continuing Dental Education) was interviewed for the cover story in hygienetown June 2009 about her oral cancer diagnosis, treatment and recovery experience. The article can be read here.

Dr. Sheila Riggs' appointment to Chair of Primary Dental Care was the subject of a story by The Minnesota Daily.
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Brent Larson, School of Dentistry, was quoted in an article on Northwest Arkansas’s NWA Online about the benefits of modern braces.

The School of Dentistry's dental therapy program was the subject of a story on Minnesota Public Radio.

UCare Tooth Care, a mobile dental unit, received a write-up in the Clara City Herald.

The Hibbing Dental Clinic was featured in a story on Northwest Dentistry.

Peg Simonson (Oral Health for Older Adults Program) appears on the cover of the November issue of Access Magazine and is quoted in the feature story about communicating with older patients. Access is a magazine published by the American Dental Hygienists' Association.

Sheila Riggs (Chair, Primary Dental Care) authored a column about health care costs in the Twin Cities Business Journal’s Briefcase.

The School of Dentistry's Louis Mansky was quoted in an article in the New York Times about innovative treatments for viruses.

Patrick Lloyd, Dean, was quoted in an article distributed by the Associated Press about School of Dentistry's first class of dental therapy students who started their training this fall. The article ran in numerous news outlets including the New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Washington Post, Boston Globe, Star Tribune, kstp.com.

The School of Dentistry was mentioned in articles in theMontevideo American-News and the Clara City Herald about recent care provided area residents during a recent visit by the “UCare Tooth Care” mobile dental unit. The unit is staffed by three fourth-year dental students from the School of Dentistry who treat patients under faculty supervision.

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