Dentistry Magazine

Naomi Rhode

This article appears in the Spring/Summer 2019 edition of Dentistry Magazine

Naomi Rhode is in her element. She's in front of an audience, traversing the stage and engaging with the crowd as if they were all old friends. She tells stories punctuated with; humor and imagery and personal connection, and delivers what she calls “deep content wrapped in heart.” See her in action and you’ll understand why this dental hygienist-turned professional speaker, practice management consultant, businesswoman, and life and speaking coach has been so successful.

Monica Frazier Anderson, DDS

This story appears in the Spring/Summer 2019 edition of Dentistry Magazine

For Monica Frazier Anderson, DDS ’88, there is a always a new endeavor around every corner.

Opioid pill

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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Fridjtov Owre

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.

Dentistry Magazine Spring Summer 2015 cover news and events

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.


The Dentistry fall 2014 edition dives into the issue of pain as School of Dentistry scientists study the biological and psychosocial mechanisms that contribute to the pain experience. Also, a look back at the School of Dentistry 125th Anniversary Gala.

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.