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A dental resident examining a young patient. Despite a high risk of COVID-19 transmission, infection rates among dentists are actually lower than among other front-line health professionals.

Study Confirms COVID Infection Rates of Dentists Remain Lower Than Other Health Professionals

Enhanced infection control procedures help keep infection rate low among dentists

School of Dental Medicine Appoints New Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs

The School of Dental Medicine recently announced the appointment of Dr. Sophia G. Saeed to be associate dean for clinical affairs.

Students Spruce Up Community Gardens for Spring Service Day

Students with the School of Dental Medicine ASDA Community Service Committee teamed up with a non-profit organization in Hartford, KNOX, to help clean up community gardens in Hartford.

Dr. Sarita Arteaga

Brave Space: Sarita Arteaga

UConn School of Dental Medicine Associate Dean for Students Sarita Arteaga discusses how the School is working to increase diversity in the dental profession

First TEDxUConnFarmington Unfolds the Unknown

Students from the School of Dental Medicine and School of Medicine at UConn Health organized the first TEDxUConnFarmington event, Unfolding the Unknown.

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.

Student Patricia Hare at work in the lab.

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

An illustration depicting the coronavirus microbe.

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.