Students Host Week of Inclusion
Students in the UConn School of Dental Medicine Special Care Dentistry Interest Group hosted a Week of Inclusion to show support, learn, and discuss the importance of inclusion and connection for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities in dentistry.
School of Dental Medicine Reaches Highest Research Ranking in School History
The UConn School of Dental Medicine ranks 8th among all dental schools in the United States for research funding from the National Institutes of Health
UConn-Developed Diagnostic Test for Infectious Diseases Reaches Licensing Deal
The method enables simple, rapid detection of SARS-CoV-2 and other diseases.
Healthy Habits for Healthy Teeth
In honor of National Children's Dental Health Month, dental and nutrition experts at UConn answer parent's most pressing questions about their child's oral health.
Students, Faculty Release Virtual Event to Celebrate Black History Month
The event—a musical collaboration to listen, reflect, and share during Black History Month— can be viewed virtually.
Fourth Year Dental Students Look Forward to Next Chapter
Due to the pandemic, the celebratory event known Match Day at the UConn School of Dental Medicine looked different from previous years.
Kuhn Receives Prestigious International Status for Leadership in Biomaterials
This status—one of the highest honors in the field of biomaterials—is given to accomplished scientists who are recognized as leaders in the field.
Dental School During a Pandemic: UConn Students Reflect on Challenging Year
Although the pandemic has changed the way students at the UConn School of Medicine do their work, it hasn't changed the fundamentals of patient care and learning at the heart of dental education.
Research Proves Viability of Injection-free Microneedle Technology for Single-Administration of Vaccines
UConn researchers have demonstrated the effectiveness of a microneedle technology that could make widespread vaccination easier and more effective.
Thacker Receives High Honor in Periodontology
Dr. Sejal Thacker, assistant professor in-residence and graduate program director of Periodontics at the UConn School of Dental Medicine, received the prestigious Bud and Linda Tarrson Fellowship Award from the American Academy of Periodontology—one of the highest honors in the field of periodontics. “It’s like a dream come true for me,” said Thacker. “This award […]