School News

Jean Merry

Discover how former School of Dentistry class president Jean Merry, D.D.S., became the attending dentist for the Minnesota Vikings.

Dentistry Magazine Spring 2014 new and events

The Dentistry spring 2014 issue examines the life and times of the School of Dentistry's most famous alumnus, Alfred Owre, D.D.S., M.D.

East Side Family Dental Clinic

The School of Dentistry has expanded its off-campus service-learning sites through a new strategic partnership with the East Side Family Dental Clinic in St. Paul. The move is sure to put smiles on faces, young and old.

Donald Simone and Darryl Hamamoto

For the School of Dentistry’s Donald Simone, a choice between a work-study job at the Northeastern University cafeteria and one in a neuroscience lab led to a lifelong journey of learning and discovery.

The American Dental Education Association Gies Foundation (ADEAGies) has awarded the Minnesota Dental Research Center for Biomaterials and Biomechanics (MDRCBB) a 2013 William J. Gies Awards for Vision, Innovation, and Achievement for Outstanding Vision - Public or Private Partner.

Alex Fok, Ph.D., director of the Minnesota Dental Research Center for Biomaterials and Biomechanics, talks about the artificial mouth that helps School of Dentistry researchers develop and test restorative dental materials in this University of Minnesota HealthTalk video.

Shelley Grimes, Dwight Anderson, and Paul Jardine

How the multi-disciplinary approach of Shelley Grimes, Dwight Anderson, and Paul Jardine led to the characterization of the phi29 "molecular motor," one of the strongest force-generating molecular motors ever reported.

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