Recent news from the School of Dentistry
Several ULSD faculty were recognized this week for their many years of service and teaching at the University of Louisville School of Dentistry.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Researchers at the University of Louisville School of Dentistry have headed a study that may explain how tobacco smoke contributes to gum disease.
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.
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.