There were smiles – oh, and a few tears. But by day's end, 197 children were in good spirits after receiving free dental care at the University of Minnesota Dental Clinics on February 10. The student-organized Saturday clinic was part of Give Kids a Smile (GKAS).
The University of Minnesota School of Dentistry will provide free services for children from low-income families who do not have access to dental care. Appointments are available on February 10, 2018 at Moos Tower on 515 Delaware St. SE, Minneapolis, MN.
The University of Minnesota School of Dentistry welcomes the UMN PASS Class of 2020. The class of 16 students with dental degrees represents seven countries: Armenia, Egypt, India, Pakistan, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates and Venezuela.
The University of Minnesota School of Dentistry Program for Advanced Standing Students (UMN PASS) is a 29-month program for graudates of dental schools outside the United States and Canada who seek to practice dentistry in the U.S.
The University of Minnesota School of Dentistry welcomed 158 incoming dental, dental therapy, and dental hygiene students at orientation sessions August 16-17 at the McNamara Alumni Center and the Rec Center.
Students participated in activities and presentations to build a sense of community and learn about resources to assist them as they transition into school. Interim Dean Gary Anderson extended an official welcome to incoming students on August 16.
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.
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.
About 300 community practitioners, students, staff, and faculty attended the dental school’s 13th annual Research Day on March 10.
Forty first-grade students at Elizabeth Hall Elementary School in North Minneapolis learned about dental health, healthy diets, and careers in dentistry at Minnesota’s first annual Lessons in a Lunch Box: Healthy Teeth Essentials & Facts About Snacks® Program held February 24, 2017.