School of Dental Medicine

UConn Dental Student Takes First Place at National Student Research Competition

Jay Dalal, third year UConn School of Dental Medicine student was awarded first place at the Student Competition for Advancing Dental Research and its Application (SCADA) competition in Portland, Oregon for his experimental study of the most effective active ingredient for dental hypersensitivity.

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Delta Dental Grant Helps Treat More Patients with Special Health Care Needs

UConn Health estimates it will be able to provide an additional 900 outpatient visits, 72 additional operating room procedures, and up to 300 more visits on weekend Special Care days

Patient Care is the Next Step for the Class of 2025

The UConn School of Dental Medicine class of 2025 celebrates their transition to the primary care of patients during White Coat Transition Ceremony.

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Using AI Algorithms to Streamline Orthodontic Care

Brace yourself for the future of AI-assisted diagnosis

Latest News from the Division of Periodontology

The division of periodontology at UConn School of Dental Medicine recently celebrated several resident and faculty achievements in research and professional development.

Dental Students Celebrate Week of Inclusion

Spread the Word—a global engagement campaign that empowers leaders and peers to strive towards inclusion—is the inspiration behind the Week of Inclusion.

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Students Awarded at Scholar Symposium

10 dental students and 10 medical students recognized for their research aptitude as part of UConn Health’s 2023 Medical/Dental Research Day and Clinician Scholar Symposium

A simple, portable, CRISPR-powered microfluidic biosensor for HIV virus detection using a personal glucose meter.

UConn Researcher Develops Simple, Affordable HIV Testing Device

'This technology has the potential to bring point of care HIV testing to settings where early diagnosis and monitoring during treatment are critical'

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UConn Research Seeds 17 Projects through New CRISP Funding Initiative

The funding program, which encourages interdisciplinary research among clinical faculty at UConn and UConn Health, is awarding a total of $729,000

Fourth-Year Student Wins ADA Health Literacy Contest

This year's theme emphasized the importance of dental health and overall health