School of Dental Medicine

100 Percent Dental Residency Match for Class of 2018

The UConn School of Dental Medicine Class of 2018 has 40 students who sought a residency program, and all 40 found one.

Lawmakers Get Hands-On Experience at UConn’s Medical and Dental Schools

A legislative tour on Jan. 19 gave state lawmakers new knowledge about the latest happenings at UConn Health and a hands-on experience using the latest innovative tools helping train medical and dental students to be the next generation of healthcare providers in Connecticut.

Photo courtesy of American College of Prosthodontists.

When it Comes to Dental Prosthetics, You Don’t Have to Compromise Facial Appearance

A new, first of its kind study led by UConn School of Dental Medicine's Dr. Avinash Bidra shows there is no significant difference in an individual’s facial appearance, especially in regards to the lips, if they are wearing either removable dentures or a permanent bridge with dental implants.

Dental Students Day of Service

Dozens of UConn dental students inspected, sorted, and repackaged donations at Foodshare in Bloomfield in observance of Martin Luther King Day on Monday.

UConn Health Faculty and Students Honored

Kudos to the following UConn Health faculty, staff and students who have recently been recognized for their outstanding work. Congratulations to Dr. Andrew Arnold,  the Murray-Heilig Chair in Molecular Medicine at UConn Health, for being awarded the International Medal of the Society for Endocrinology. The Society has a long history of honoring individuals who have significantly […]

Recognition Roundup for Medical and Dental School Faculty

Several dental and medical school faculty have received honors, new appointments and promotions over the past few weeks.

New Dental Care Center Video Tour

The renovated Dental Care Center 1 North located on the first floor of UConn Health's main building is receiving rave reviews from both patients and providers. Take a tour of the new clinic area with the dental school’s Director of Resource Management, Dr. Jacqueline Duncan.

UConn Dental Student Serves, Studies in Guatemala

Emily Keller's altruistic and academic missions come together in a poor Central American village.

UConn Health periodontist Frank Nichols at his lab at UConn Health in Farmington on Oct. 30, 2017. (Peter Morenus/UConn Photo)

Bacterial Fats, Not Dietary Ones, May Deserve Blame for Heart Disease

A new study by UConn scientists suggests that the fatty molecules linked to heart disease may come not only from what you eat, but from the bacteria in your mouth. The research may explain why gum disease is associated with heart trouble.

First Phase of Dental Care Center Completed

The first phase of UConn Health's renovated Dental Care Center is completed with the latest technology and patient care amenities.