News from the School of Dentistry

Psi Omega Fraternity, Omicron Chapter wins national award

Psi Omega Fraternity, Omicron Chapter wins national award

The award honors the chapter for best exemplifying the values of the fraternity, as well as exceptional growth and community service activities.

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Tobacco smoke makes germs more resilient

Tobacco smoke makes germs more resilient

ULSD researcher David A. Scott, Ph.D., and his team have identified how tobacco smoke is an environmental stressor and promotes bacteria colonization and immune invasion.

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Mobile health units tested at UofL-run clinic

Mobile health units tested at UofL-run clinic

Faculty members from the UofL School of Dentistry and School of Nursing worked at the clinics for the day, seeing patients from a nonprofit center that serves the backside track workers at Churchill Downs.

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Congratulations to our recent graduates

Convocation was held May 14, 2016 at the Louisville Palace Theater.

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Grant receives high honor from Transylvania University

Grant receives high honor from Transylvania University

Distinguished Achievement Award is given to alumni who have demonstrated excellence in their professional lives and service to their communities.

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Dentistry turns art for a good cause

Dentistry turns art for a good cause

As part of a UofL pediatric dentistry fund-raising event at the annual St. James Court Art Show, members of the Alpha Omega International Dental Fraternity student chapter use dental plaster materials to create custom-made 3D plaster casts of hands, feet and faces.

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Rural Kentucky residents gain improved access to health care

Rural Kentucky residents gain improved access to health care

University of Louisville School of Dentistry graduates benefit from loan forgiveness program.

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Second-year dental students called to train in health and social justice

Second-year dental students called to train in health and social justice

Health and Social Justice Scholars will learn methods for improving health equity in disadvantaged communities.

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UofL School of Dentistry receives six year reaccreditation

UofL School of Dentistry receives six year reaccreditation

The Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA), the organization that accredits dental education programs, has reaffirmed the quality of education at ULSD.

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A faster route to dental implants

A faster route to dental implants

Dental specialists at UofL use digital imaging, computer software and 3D printing to make dental implants easier and more comfortable for patients

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Researchers find association between oral bacteria and esophageal cancer

Researchers find association between oral bacteria and esophageal cancer

Findings represent the first direct evidence that P. gingivalis could be a risk factor for esophageal cancer

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ADA New Dentist Conference

ADA New Dentist Conference

D4 student Charity VanderWall-Lacey received a grant to take part in the ADA New Dentist Conference in Washington, DC.

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