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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.

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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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David L. Dunn, M.D., Ph.D., named new executive vice president for health affairs

David L. Dunn, M.D., Ph.D., named new executive vice president for health affairs

Internationally renowned transplant surgeon leaves Buffalo for Louisville

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Students take part in Interschool Student Research Competition at Indiana University

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.

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Dental student fraternity wins $2500 award

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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A Community Effort to Improve Children’s Dental Health

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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