News from the School of Dentistry

News from the School of Dentistry

Cavities are contagious

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month, free dental screenings for first time patients through the end of spring

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Remember your teeth this Halloween!

UofL has provided more than 25,000 children with free oral health education since 2003

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'This I Believe' engages campus

'This I Believe' engages campus

Dental students take part in 'Book-in-Common' program

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Student Amy Bastawros selected as the National Student Representative for the American Association of Women Dentists

Student Amy Bastawros selected as the National Student Representative for the American Association of Women Dentists

On July 18-20, 2013 Amy Bastawros, a D4 dental student at the University of Louisville School of Dentistry, attended the American Association of Women Dentists national conference in Carlsbad, California. Topics ranged from emergency protocols, to wellness and nutrition to help keep your mind and spirit healthy.

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The UofL Chapter of the SNDA Chosen as Medium Size Chapter of the Year

At the NDA Centennial Celebration in Washington, DC July 25-28, 2013, the University of Louisville chapter of the SNDA was chosen as the medium size chapter of the year.

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Future Plans of the ULSD DMD Class of 2013 Graduates

This is a few months after May 11 graduation day, but we’re delighted to see our new alumni “move on” into exciting avenues of the profession. Thought you would be too! Let their (and our) education continue.

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2013 AAP Award Recipients

The American Academy of Periodontology recognizes some of the most promising dental students and dedicated educators each year.

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Bacteria responsible for gum disease facilitates development and progression of rheumatoid arthritis

In an article published September 12, 2013, in PLoS Pathogens, Jan Potempa, PhD, DSc, and his research team uncover how the bacterium responsible for periodontal disease, Porphyromonas gingivalis worsens rheumatoid arthritis by leading to earlier onset, faster progression and greater severity of the disease, including increased bone and cartilage destruction.

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White Coat Ceremony, a symbolic step for UofL students

Incoming UofL dental and dental hygiene students proudly donned their new coats during the White Coat ceremony August 24, marking their first rite of passage into the health care community.

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