News from the School of Dentistry

Dental Alumni Fellow

Dental Alumni Fellow

The University of Louisville will honor the 2016 Alumni Fellows during an awards dinner on Oct. 20 at the Galt House. This year, the School of Dentistry is pleased to recognize Dr. Christine A. Roalofs.

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A job well done

Congratulations to faculty, staff and students on recent recognition.

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Asian American Dental Association

Asian American Dental Association

AADA hopes to build on UofL’s diversity mission by providing students who are not familiar with the Asian culture an opportunity to become more knowledgeable.

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Lowy receives American Academy of Periodontics teaching and mentoring award

Lowy receives American Academy of Periodontics teaching and mentoring award

The award is given to a periodontal educator who demonstrates a commitment to excellence in providing education in the full scope of periodontics, and relays that enthusiasm to students.

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Veterans honored on 71st anniversary of WWII’s ending

Veterans honored on 71st anniversary of WWII’s ending

Veterans attending Saturday’s event will have an opportunity to make an appointment for a complimentary dental exam and panoramic x-ray at the UofL School of Dentistry. Dental students also plan to provide oral health education at their booth.

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Dental students raise charitable funds through recycling

Dental students raise charitable funds through recycling

Recycling boxes are located on each floor of the School of Dentistry, and this is where anyone can place items that can't be recycled elsewhere.

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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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