School of Dental Medicine

Promise of Personalized Medicine in Dentistry Embraces Team Approach

April 6, 2015

The dean of the School of Dental Medicine discusses anticipated changes in dentistry as health care evolves toward a more personalized model.

UConn Medical and Dental Students Make Their Match

March 20, 2015

Almost all of UConn’s soon-to-be doctors and dentists matched to a residency program for the next phase of their careers, and many secured their top choice.

Popular Cosmetic Fix May Threaten Bone Density

December 16, 2014

A UConn oral radiologist says the off-label use of Botox to treat jaw pain appears to have a dangerous side effect.

Skeletal, Craniofacial and Oral Biology Symposium

May 6, 2014

UConn Health’s federally-funded grant to train people for careers in Skeletal, Craniofacial and Oral Biology (SCOB) research sponsored its annual capstone symposium last month. Seventeen trainees presented their research findings on topics including how bone, cartilage and teeth develop; genetics; biomechanics/biomaterials; and regeneration of diseased or damaged tissues. Linda Strausbaugh, professor of molecular and cell […]

Developing a Medical School Curriculum for the 21st Century

April 10, 2014

Renovating UConn Health’s academic building, along with the curriculum, is part of the changes taking place at the medical school.

Interprofessional Health Care

March 26, 2014

AHEC students work and learn in interprofessional teams to provide care for the urban underserved.

Genome Research on Mouth Fungi May Help Predict Infections

March 10, 2014

The UConn study will advance the treatment of oral infections in those with a suppressed immune system.

Fourth-Year Dental Students Participate in Mock Exams

January 21, 2014

The two-day preparation mimics the clinical licensure exam the seniors take at the end of February.

Dental Care Leads to Free Breast Cancer Screening

October 17, 2013

The Screening with a Smile program offers mammograms to underserved women seeking dental care at the Health Center.

Donors Get Behind Charity Dental Care

September 26, 2013

A dozen donors have contributed toward a new initiative called Share the Care.

Bioscience Connecticut’s Impact on Dental School

March 12, 2013

Q&A with Dr. R. Lamont MacNeil, dean, UConn School of Dental Medicine.