A grant through the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health will fund a five-year program called the Minnesota Collaborative Rural Oral Health Project (MN-CROHP), led by the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry.
The School of Dentistry's past, present and future came together June 26 as Moos Tower hosted Fridjtov Owre of Norway, a relative of Dr. Alfred Owre, the School of Dentistry's influential dean from 1905 to 1927.
The 2015 School of Dentistry graduation ceremony took place Friday, May 15, 2015 at Northrup auditorium. Check out video and photos from the ceremony.
The Dentistry spring/summer 2015 issue features the work of Dr. Jerry Pedersen and his impact on aspiring dental professionals and on oral health care in Greater Minnesota and beyond. Also featured is Give Kids a Smile Day and Dr. Karl Self's work with Human Resources for Health Program in Rwanda.
Recognized as one of the premier educational events for oral and maxillofacial surgeons, residents and dental students, the Daniel E. Waite Lectureship celebrated its 25th anniversary on March 27-28 when more than 92 participants from across the Midwest convened at the University of Minnesota.
The University of Minnesota Pediatric Dental Clinic, Made Possible by Delta Dental of Minnesota, with administrative and financial support from the School of Dentistry, began a dental care partnership with Portico Healthnet, a Saint Paul nonprofit health and human service organization.
More than 150 kids received free comprehensive dental care at the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry on Saturday, February 7, as part of Give Kids a Smile day.
On Wednesday, February 11, 3M ESPE brought 13 dental practitioners from Saudi Arabia to visit the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry.
School of Dentistry researchers Louis Mansky, Director of the Institute for Molecular Virology, and Wei Zhang recently captured 3-D images of the human T-cell leukemia virus type 1 (HTLV-1) through advanced electron imaging, a technology that enabled them to study the virus particles in more detail than before.
The School of Dentistry received a $70,000 grant from the ADEA Dental Education Association Minority Dental Faculty Development (MDFD) program to address oral health disparities in vulnerable children and communities.