Recent news from the School of Dentistry
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.
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.
Mark Bernstein, DDS, discusses the importance of oral cancer screenings on the new WHAS program, Great Day Live!
John Sauk, DDS, MS, dean, UofL School of Dentistry, discusses the meaning of the White Coat ceremony.
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.
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.
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.
Internationally renowned transplant surgeon leaves Buffalo for Louisville
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Several ULSD faculty were recognized this week for their many years of service and teaching at the University of Louisville School of Dentistry.