The ADEAGies Foundation has named the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry, along with the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System (MnSCU) and the Minnesota Board of Dentistry, as recipients of its prestigious 2016 Gies Award for Outstanding Vision by a Public or Private Partner for their efforts to advance dental therapy education in Minnesota. The Foundation also named School of Dentistry Professor Mark Herzberg, D.D.S., Ph.D., as the 2016 recipient of the Gies Award for Outstanding Achievement by a Dental Educator.
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.
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.