Recent news from the School of Dentistry
Special honor for professor emeritus
August 28, 1925 - July 24, 2012
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.
Eight docs to become first graduates of program aimed at strengthening diversity in the health professions
Donald Demuth, PhD receives patent for novel biochemical discovery
More than 200 children from area schools came to the University of Louisville School of Dentistry Feb. 3 to receive free dental treatment.
Scientific discoveries of Jan Potempa helped change thinking about the origin of gum disease
Dental school faculty, staff and students took part in the Movember fundraiser to increase awareness for men's health, specifically prostate cancer.
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.
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.
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.
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.