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News Item School of Dentistry to open new entrance Jan. 3
University of Louisville dental school visitors will enter through a new front door beginning Jan. 3. The public will enter from the east side of the building — what traditionally has been the back of the school, instead of coming in from Preston Street.
News Item Study may help explain why smokers have worse gum disease, fewer symptoms
Researchers at the University of Louisville School of Dentistry have headed a study that may explain how tobacco smoke contributes to gum disease.
News Item ULSD serves in Oneida, Tn
More than a dozen UofL dental students and a handful of faculty, staff and alumni will take part in the free Remote Area Medical (RAM) clinic in Oneida, Tn Jan. 22-23.
News Item Dental prof among reviewers of surgeon general's new report on tobacco smoke
Exposure to tobacco smoke – even occasional smoking or secondhand smoke – causes immediate damage to your body that can lead to serious illness or death, according to a report released Dec. 9 by U.S. Surgeon General Regina M. Benjamin.
News Item UofL Area Health Education Centers’ faculty, students make $6.8 million economic impact
Figures from a recently compiled report for 2009-2010 show that University of Louisville Health Sciences Center faculty and students made a $6.8 million economic impact in the four regions of Kentucky served by UofL Area Health Education Centers.
News Item A Community Effort to Improve Children’s Dental Health
FEBRUARY 4, 2011, LOUISVILLE, KY - -Over 120 children will receive free, comprehensive dental treatment today, thanks to Smile Kentucky!, a community partnership that addresses what the U.S. Surgeon General calls “the most common unmet health need in the nation.” The University of Louisville School of Dentistry and six dental offices will host children from Bullitt, Trimble, Henry and Meade Counties.
News Item Immigrants & refugees recieve treatment through Smile Kentucky!
Middle and high school students from the Newcomer Academy at Shawnee were welcomed with smiles at the UofL School of Dentistry. Many of these students who are from countries around the world have never been treated by a dentist. This is another example of UofL's role in the community.
News Item Lamont plans to raise the profile of oral health research
LOUISVILLE, Ky. – March 16, 2011 - Richard J. Lamont, PhD, recently began his new role as director of the Oral Health and Systemic Disease group, University of Louisville, School of Dentistry. He is also the Delta Dental Endowed Professor.
News Item UofL enhances partnership with Home of the Innocents
March 25, 2011, Louisville, KY - The UofL School of Dentistry and UofL Pediatrics have expanded their services to special needs children as Home of the Innocents opens a new facility for pediatric dental and primary care services.
News Item Dental faculty recognized for their service
Several ULSD faculty were recognized this week for their many years of service and teaching at the University of Louisville School of Dentistry.
News Item Dental student fraternity wins $2500 award
The Phi Student Chapter of Alpha Omega International Dental Fraternity at the University of Louisville’s School of Dentistry was awarded a $2500 grant for its community service projects.
News Item Students take part in Interschool Student Research Competition at Indiana University
Three students were entered in the Indiana University School of Dentistry's Interschool Student Research Competition on Monday, April 11, 2011: Porscha Jefferson, Carol Patel, and Emily Revels.
News Item Convocation honors people who bequeathed their bodies
The University of Louisville Department of Anatomical Sciences & Neurobiology hosted a special ceremony April 26, 2011 to honor the lives of those who have bequeathed their bodies to further research and science.
News Item UofL researchers uncover mechanism in saliva production that could lead to advanced therapies for patients with dry mouth
LOUISVILLE, Ky. – University of Louisville researchers are one step closer to helping millions of people whose salivary glands no longer work because of disease or damage from treatment of diseases.
News Item UofL dental and medical community to help fill health care need in Appalachia
LOUISVILLE, Ky. – More than 120 University of Louisville faculty, staff, students and alumni will travel to eastern Kentucky June 11-12 to provide residents in and around Pikeville, Ky., free dental and medical care.
News Item David L. Dunn, M.D., Ph.D., named new executive vice president for health affairs
Internationally renowned transplant surgeon leaves Buffalo for Louisville
News Item UofL participates in fourth RAM clinic
More than 120 University of Louisville faculty, staff, students and alumni provided free dental and medical care June 11–12 as part of a Remote Area Medical (RAM) clinic in Pikeville, Ky.
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This is a photo of the new front entrance to the School of Dentistry.
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This is a photo of the new entrance to the dental school.
News Item Celebrating our Building Renewal
The University of Louisville School of Dentistry has graduated dental professionals of the highest order since its beginning in 1887. Now, we celebrate our newly renovated state-of-the-art facility with new operatories, classrooms and classroom technology, clinical education support and modern infrastructure that will take us into the future. Come celebrate with us in September!
News Item UofL dental school to offer free oral cancer screenings at the KY State Fair
For the 19th consecutive year, the University of Louisville School of Dentistry will offer free oral cancer screenings in partnership with the Kentucky Cancer Program and Anthem Blue Cross & Blue Shield at the Kentucky State Fair. A UofL dental student started the project in 1992, and it remains an important community service through student and faculty participation.
News Item White Coat ceremony to mark student’s entry into dental profession
LOUISVILLE, Ky. - New dental and dental hygiene students will mark their entry into the health care field during the University of Louisville School of Dentistry White Coat ceremony Saturday, Aug. 20 at 10 a.m. These students will put on their white coats and take dentistry’s pledge– reminding students of their responsibility and professionalism for clinical excellence at the beginning of their training.
News Item New students attend 2011 White Coat ceremony
John Sauk, DDS, MS, dean, UofL School of Dentistry, discusses the meaning of the White Coat ceremony.
News Item ULSD faculty on WHAS - Great Day Live!
Mark Bernstein, DDS, discusses the importance of oral cancer screenings on the new WHAS program, Great Day Live!
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News Item UofL School of Dentistry expands its outreach to southeastern Kentucky
LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Nearly 40 University of Louisville dental and dental hygiene students will help provide free dental care Sept. 17-18 to people in and around Somerset, Ky. through Remote Area Medical (RAM), a non-profit organization that serves people in remote areas of the United States and around the world.
News Item Nearly 500 receive free dental care in Somerset
UofL School of Dentistry students and faculty helped provide 862 extractions, 233 fillings, 104 cleanings and 14 exams on the 497 people seeking dental care at the Somerset RAM clinic.
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This is a picture of a new specialty clinic.
News Item UofL School of Dentistry celebrates the completion of $45 million renovation
The University of Louisville marked the completion of a two-year renovation with a ribbon cutting ceremony at the end of September. The $45 million project added more than 20,000 sq. feet and renovated another 211,000 sq. feet. The school had received few updates since it moved from Brook and Broadway to Preston Street in 1970.
News Item UofL dental students to host a 5K walk-run and shoe drive to benefit local and international children
University of Louisville School of Dentistry students invite the community to take part in the 3rd annual Beat the Pumpkin 5K Walk/Run Oct. 22 at Cherokee Park. Registration begins at 8:45 a.m., and the race starts at 9:30 a.m at Hogan’s Fountain. All proceeds will benefit local children of the working poor who need help paying for dental treatment.
News Item UofL researcher to develop oral health intervention plan for the intellectual and developmentally disabled
People with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) living in family or group homes are less likely to receive routine dental care than those living in institutions, according to University of Louisville School of Dentistry associate professor Catherine Binkley, DDS, PhD.
News Item Movember Fundraiser - A Success
Dental school faculty, staff and students took part in the Movember fundraiser to increase awareness for men's health, specifically prostate cancer.
News Item Jan Potempa earns the Foundation for Polish Science Prize
Scientific discoveries of Jan Potempa helped change thinking about the origin of gum disease
News Item Dental students receive national community service award
News Item Dental school participates in 10th Smile Kentucky! event
More than 200 children from area schools came to the University of Louisville School of Dentistry Feb. 3 to receive free dental treatment.
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Dental students receive recognition from Kentucky lawmakers for their service to people in Appalachia.
News Item School of Dentistry earns recognition for community service & building renovation project
News Item UofL research holds promise of therapeutic approach for gum disease
Donald Demuth, PhD receives patent for novel biochemical discovery
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Donald Demyth, PhD., working in the lab
News Item UofL Health Sciences Center faculty recognized for health care excellence
News Item Eight docs to become first graduates of program aimed at strengthening diversity in the health professions
News Item Dental school helps provide free care in Pikeville for fourth year
News Item School of Dentistry earns LEED Silver rating
The University of Louisville School of Dentistry’s commitment to sustainability has earned its renovated facility a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) silver rating from the U.S. Green Building Council, a nonprofit agency based in Washington D.C. that promotes sustainability in building design, construction and operation.
Image New Women's Health Kiosk
The kiosk is for the public to use to learn about important health information
News Item School of Dentistry contributes to women's health kiosk
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Dr. William "Bill" J. Mansfield, Jr.
News Item Beloved faculty member dies; William "Bill" J. Mansfield, Jr. will be missed
August 28, 1925 - July 24, 2012
News Item Free dental screenings for children through December
News Item UofL Celebrates 20 Years of Oral Cancer Screening at the Kentucky State Fair
News Item UofL School of Dentistry - Book in Common Project
News Item Dr. Burzynski Honored
Special honor for professor emeritus
News Item Future Plans of the DMD and DH Classes of 2012
News Item ULSD’s SNDA Chapter is #1
by Jennifer B. McCants, DDS, Chapter Sponsor
News Item DMD and DH Classes of 2016 Begin the Trek
Image Somerset RAM group
Dental students, faculty, alumni and other volunteers pose for a photo with Linda Tarrson and her step-son Ron Tarrson (bottom far right)
Image Dental student James Martineau with patient
Dental student James Martineau with patient
Image Southwestern High School in Somerset, Ky.
This aerial photo of Southwestern High School was taken by Dr. Larry Gettleman
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UofL dental students looks on as patient is treated in somerset, Ky.
News Item UofL dental and dental hygiene students help residents of Somerset and surrounding areas
News Item UofL scientist discovers mechanism to reduce inflammation and subsequent bone loss related to gum disease
News Item Future health care professionals to learn how cultural views can shape practice
University of Louisville students preparing for health science professions will spend a day learning how to become more sensitive to various cultures and lifestyles.
Image UofL at Simpsonville Elementary
ULSD Freshman Dental Student Abigail Doan, has Simpsonville Elementary Students Christina Williams (l)and Aryahna Day(r) show what they have just learned about proper tooth brushing techniques.
News Item Freshman Halloween project has benefited 24,300 children
The 10th annual Freshman Halloween project took place Oct. 26
News Item UofL receives support to transform health care education
Schools of Nursing and Dentistry share nearly $1.1 million federal grant
News Item Dental Hygiene Legacy Day kicks-off naming campaign
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Smile KY treatment day
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Smile Ky treatment day
News Item National Give Kids a Smile kickoff is Feb. 1
News Item Faculty Members Receive Major University Awards
News Item ULSD Welcomes New Faculty Members
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Smile Kentucky logo
News Item Smile Kentucky! is in the national spotlight for children’s oral health programs
Community partnership will provide up to 300 children with free dental care on Friday, February 1
News Item Louisville’s dental health partnership in the national spotlight
American Dental Association highlights Smile Kentucky!’s success
News Item Smile Kentucky canceled
News Item Nearly 300 children to receive a new smile
Smile Kentucky! begins a month-long effort to provide free dental treatment
News Item American Dental Association highlights Smile Kentucky success
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This is a painting of boats in water.
Image Boat Art
This is a painting of boats in water.
News Item Dental School to host Art & Health Event
News Item Sauk to continue as dean
News Item Oral health fair for adults with diabetes in tri-county region set for March 19
News Item McCants inducted in ADEA Leadership Institute Class of 2014
Dr. Jennifer McCants is one of two dozen promising dental education leaders
News Item UofL dentistry goes on the road to provide free care in Harlan County
More than 30 University of Louisville School of Dentistry faculty and students will provide free care March 23-24
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UofL School of Dentistry Dean John Sauk; Dr. Theresa Mayfield; dental hygiene student Hollie Brookman; dental student Tyler Jury; UofL School of Dentistry Director of Infection Control Patty Byrd
News Item UofL dental profession students identified as potential infection control leaders
Organization for Safety, Asepsis and Prevention (OSAP) awards two scholarships
News Item Dr. Sherry Babbage honored as Adult Achiever of the Year
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Dr. Sherry Babbage
News Item Mayor Fisher’s “Give a Day” Week – Coleridge Taylor Montessori Elementary School
News Item Junior DH Students Travel to ADHA Leadership Conference in Chicago
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Image Dr. Sherry Babbage
News Item Alumni in the News
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News Item SAAHP Conference held in Louisville
Image Pikeville RAM - 2010
UofL School of Dentistry joined with alumni and area dentists to provide free care during the 2010 Pikeville RAM clinic.
News Item UofL dentistry heads to northeastern Kentucky to provide free dental care
News Item UofL opens pediatric and dental offices at Sam Swope Kosair Charities Centre
Charitable lease agreement valued at $1.2 million over 5 years
News Item Custom mouth guards offer maximum protection and comfort for student athletes
UofL School of Dentistry pediatric dental office can make custom mouth guards for student athletes.
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