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More than 700 fairgoers lined up in droves to meet and talk with University of Minnesota School of Dentistry volunteers at the 2017 Minnesota State Fair on Friday, August 25.
The University of Minnesota School of Dentistry helped raise more than $86,000 for cancer research at the University of Minnesota Masonic Cancer Center at the Chainbreaker bicycle ride on August 11-13.
The School of Dentistry Peloton featured 73 riders and the Lytic Cycles had 13 riders for the trip through Minnesota. More than 30 School of Dentistry volunteers anchored two rest stops, registration tables and helped in many other capacities throughout the weekend.
The University of Minnesota School of Dentistry is the first in the nation to mandate new guidelines for prescribing opioid painkillers in its clinics. A New York Times article explores the School of Dentistry’s call to action and education to prevent opioid addiction. Faculty members Harold Tu, MD, DMD and Angie Rake, DMD, were quoted.
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Brent E. Larson, DDS, MS, Professor and Director of the Division of Orthodontics at the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry, and a practicing orthodontist in Rochester, Minn.
The AHCA won't change dental care - under MN legislation, the poor already struggle to get care. Sheila Riggs, DDS, MS, DMSc, is quoted.
With age comes a mouthful of trouble. Stephen Shuman, DDS, MS, is quoted in The New York Times.
Six years in, dental therapist experiment is working, experts say. The University of Minnesota School of Dentistry is mentioned.
Dental programs go mobile to provide care, education to underserved populations. Paul Schulz, DDS, MPH (Primary Dental Care - Outreach) is quoted.
Three School of Dentistry students will receive the University's prestigious President's Student Leadership and Service Award .
Hannah Afwerke (D3), Alejandro Cisneros (D2), and Aaron Henderson (D3) will receive their awards at a recognition banquet in the Fall of 2017.
The President's Student Leadership and Service Award is presented to about one-half of one percent of the student body and recognizes the student's accomplishments and contributions of outstanding student leadership at the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities campus.
Nelson L. Rhodus, DMD, MPH, a School of Dentistry professor in the Department of Diagnostic and Biological Sciences, was recently awarded a Fellowship in Dental Surgery of the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh in Edinburgh, Scotland.
Rhodus is a Distinguished Professor and Director of the Division of Oral Medicine, Oral Diagnosis and Radiology.