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Direct-to-consumer companies may promise an easier way to seek a straighter smile, but faculty at UConn School of Dental Medicine say that damage can be irreparable if dental work is not done correctly. (Getty Images)

DIY Dentistry – Don’t Do It

The consequences of low-cost, unsupervised dental solutions may cost more in the long run according to UConn’s dental experts.

Doctors Academy Middle and High School Students Pursue their Dreams

Nearly 100 middle school and high school students from the Greater Hartford area were recognized at UConn Health for their health sciences achievements during the Aetna Health Professions Partnership Initiative (HPPI) annual Doctors Academy closing ceremony.

Sending off the Class of 2019 with Honors

UConn School of Dental Medicine held several ceremonies honoring the achievements of the Class of 2019.

Celebrating the Norwich Dental Clinic

The School of Dental Medicine joined the Connecticut Department of Developmental Services and Special Olympics Connecticut to highlight collaborative efforts expanding the delivery of high quality dental care to individuals with intellectual disability.

Dental students fill need, and cavities, on service trips to Puerto Rico

Students and faculty from the UConn’s School of Dental Medicine visited Puerto Rico in May 2018 and in February to provide dental services to a population hit hard by Hurricane Maria.

Nurse with a patient undergoing chemotherapy. (Getty Images)

Dental Researchers Get at Root Causes of Cancer Patients’ Mouth Sores

Oral mucositis, a common side effect of chemotherapy, is associated with detrimental changes in the oral microbiome, says new School of Dental Medicine research.