School of Dental Medicine

Local and National Awards for UConn Health Faculty and Staff

This summer UConn Health dental and orthopedic faculty and staff have been applauded on the local and national stage for their accomplishments.

Pain from the temporomandibular joint (TMJ, joint of the lower jaw) might be eased by destroying old cells, according to new research.

Killing Off Old Cells Might Mean Relief from Persistent Jaw Pain

'Senescent cells' resist the body's normal process of removing damaged cells

UConn Engineer Develops Lab-on-Paper SARS-CoV-2 Diagnostic by CRISPR

Changchun Liu’s low-cost, easy-to-use device provides accurate results within an hour

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‘Urban Service Talks’ (About Interprofessional Learning)

The future physicians, dentists, nurses, social workers, pharmacists, and physician assistants who take part in the Connecticut Area Health Education Center's (CT AHEC) Urban Service Track/AHEC Scholars Program are walking the walk and now, talking the talk.

UConn Health Auxiliary quilt

5 Decades of Good Deeds

The UConn Health Auxiliary leaves a legacy of financial and volunteer contributions in support of the institution’s missions going back to 1969.

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

Students with their bikes in front of academic entrance

Traditional Student Bike Tour Returns to Cross-Country

UConn medical student June Chu and dental student Alexandra Estanislau are hitting the road, by bicycle, for the 16th "Coast to Coast for a Cause," this year benefitting the Hole in the Wall Gang Camp.

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.

On the left, a diagram showing how the testing process works; on the right, a picture of the device itself.

UConn Researchers Develop Cheap, Accurate Device to Diagnose COVID-19

How red blood cells and laser light offer the opportunity to make a rapid diagnosis

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.