School of Dental Medicine

Some of the 150 graduates of the Class of 2016 celebrating at the 45th Commencement of UConn Health on May 9 (Photo by John Atashian).

UConn Health Celebrates its 45th Commencement

On May 9 UConn Health held its Commencement to graduate 151 future doctors, dentists and other healthcare graduate students from UConn School of Medicine, UConn School of Dental Medicine and its Graduate School.

Radio and television commentator Charles Osgood delivers the 2016 UConn Health Commencement address. (Bret Eckhardt/UConn Photo)

Charles Osgood Speaks at UConn Health Commencement

'Medicine stands on the threshold of great advances, and you will be a part of that,' the legendary newsman told medical and dental graduates.

Jeffrey Pan examines a patient in the dental clinic. (Photo by Ze Horak)

New Generation of Family Dentistry

Jeffrey Pan is the student speaker representing the UConn School of Dental Medicine at the 2016 UConn Health Commencement Ceremony on Monday, May 9.

Mini Medical/Dental Program Graduates 66 High Schoolers

UConn Health had another successful graduating class of its Mini Medical/Dental Program with 66 students from 22 high schools across Connecticut.

Dr. Avinash Bidra conducts a dental exam. (Janine Gelineau/UConn Health Photo)

UConn Dentist Says Restored Teeth Need Lifelong Care

It's not just natural teeth that need regular care, according to new national guidelines with a UConn dentist as lead author.

Dental resident Roberta Wright tends to a patient. (Janine Gelineau/UConn Health Photo)

Reaccreditation Received by School of Dental Medicine

The School met or exceeded all the national standards, and the accrediting commission had no recommendations for improvement.

Dennis Ragoza (left) and Eric Silver are going to New York City for their dental residency training. Ragoza was accepted into the general practice residency at St. Barnabas Hospital in the Brons, while Silver will train in oral and maxillofacial surgery at King County Hospital Center in Brooklyn. (Photo submitted by Dennis Ragoza)

UConn Dental Residency Placement: Another Great Year

All but one member of the UConn School of Dental Medicine Class of 2016 will start a residency program upon graduation.

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New Shuttle Service Between Storrs and UConn Health

The UConn Health Shuttle starts Jan. 19, and will be free for those with UConn identification.

Gopinath Rajadinakaran, right, and Robert Kelley, professor of reconstructive sciences, discuss the testing of an artificial salivary gland at UConn Health in Farmington on Dec. 3, 2015. (Peter Morenus/UConn Photo)

Developing a Solution to the Problem of Dry Mouth

Dr. Robert Kelly invented an artificial salivary gland. The NSF program Accelerate UConn helped him bring it closer to market.

Dr. Avinash Bidra

UConn Dentist Leads First Guidelines Calling for Lifelong Maintenance of Restored Teeth

Dr. Avinash Bidra of UConn School of Dental Medicine is the lead author of the first national clinical practice guidelines for maintaining crowns, bridges, veneers and implants. Learn more about the best ways to maintain your teeth restorations or implants.