School of Dental Medicine

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.

Dr. Reza Kazemi (seated in foreground), associate professor of operative dentistry and reconstructive sciences, demonstrates a dental technique to second-year dental student Jenna Marcinczyk (standing) in the Joseph E. Grasso Dental Simulation Lab. (Tina Encarnacion/UConn Health Photo)

UConn School of Dental Medicine Wins Prestigious Gies Award

The Gies Awards are among the preeminent national awards in the field of dental education.

UConn Medical, Dental Students Collect Winter Clothing for Patients in Need

UConn medical and dental students collected 45 bags of items donated from the UConn Health community for men, women, and children receiving psychiatric services in the Greater Hartford community.

Connecticut state legislators listen as medical student Samantha Lee uses the Anatomage, virtual anatomy table, during a tour of the the recently renovated research and academic facilities at UConn Health. (Tina Encarnacion/UConn Health)

UConn Health Briefing for Lawmakers

University leadership updated state lawmakers Monday afternoon on Bioscience Connecticut and gave them a campus tour of UConn Health.

UConn Health Honors Its Own

UConn Health’s recognition program, supported by the Human Resources Department, recently hosted a variety of successful events including the Dr. Peter J. Deckers Employee Appreciation Award and the annual celebration of employee years of service.

Promise of Personalized Medicine in Dentistry Embraces Team Approach

Dentistry ties into what’s known as “systemic health.” Dr. R. Lamont MacNeil, dean of the UConn School of Dental Medicine, shares his perspective on the future of health care.