School of Dental Medicine

UConn Prosthodontist Wins Top Honors at Annual Meeting

Dr. Avinash Bidra was recognized for his contributions as a dental educator.

Clinical Engineering group posed outside of the UConn Student Union.

Biomedical Engineers Expand Skillsets Through Clinical Program

'There’s no other program like this in the country. We’re giving them real world experience while they work towards a master’s degree'

Researchers Improve Efficacy and Efficiency of CRISPR Diagnostic Technology

By leveraging a unique, competitive reaction between two different crRNAs, researchers simplify CRISPR technology, making it a more effective tool for sensitive nucleic acid detection

UConn Health Minute: Dental Emergencies

Dental emergencies are more common than you might think. That’s why it’s important to understand the difference between a dental problem that can wait or an emergency that if left untreated can lead to more serious health issues. As Dr. Steven Ruiz tells us, the UConn School of Dental Medicine offers the largest emergency dental […]

Integrity is Behind the School of Dental Medicine’s Research Enterprise

The school's research program would not be possible without Business Services Manager Laura Didden, who says that "integrity" is key to her role.

Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering Thanh Nguyen (right) and graduate student Tra Vinikoor (left).

Gel Repairs Cartilage Without Surgery, With Electricity

Instead of requiring surgery to insert a solid scaffold, the gel could be simply injected into the knee, a much less invasive procedure

Dental Visits and Children with Special Health Care Needs: What Parents Need to Know

UConn pediatric dentists share top tips for parents of children with special health care needs

Two researchers in the lab working on 3D printing

Science in Seconds: Handheld 3D Bioprinters to Treat Musculoskeletal Injuries

The new technology will simplify the process and greatly reduce surgical time

Skeletal Biology Regeneration Students Showcase Research at Second Annual Symposium

The SBR program at UConn Health focuses on the cellular, molecular, and genetic processes related to skeletal development, diseases, injuries, and their regeneration.

Dental students at the Bristol location. (Max Einbinder photo)

Dental Students Reach out to Help Serve Connecticut Veterans

The students recently participated in the 2023 Connecticut Department of Veterans Affairs Stand Down event