Healthy dental practices and care begin at a young age, and the individuals who work in the Department of Pediatric Dentistry at the College of Dentistry are dedicated to making oral health accessible to the community.
Dr. Vivian Snider (2022 UIC COD Orthodontics graduate) won first place for the William R. Proffit Resident Scholar Award from the American Association of Orthodontists (AAO) in Miami Beach, FL in May 2022.
Another mile stone of the UIC COD Orthodontic Postgraduate Program. Dr. Samim Taraji who is a 2022 UIC Orthodontic Postgraduate Program graduate, won AAOF’s Service Award for serving as resident director in AAOF.
In the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, personal protective equipment, particularly medical-grade masks, were in such short supply that they were metaphorically worth their weight in gold and silver.
Learn more about Berenice Miranda and Cynthia Alvarez, Social Social Work Interns in the Department of Pediatric Dentistry, who work closely with dentists, faculty and families to meet children's oral health needs.
Congratulating Dr. Therese Galang-Boquiren, Associate Professor of Orthodontics, who successfully completed the American Association of Dental Sleep Medicine’s Mastery Program. She is now a Diplomate of the American Board of Dental Sleep Medicine.
Dr. Scott Tomar, current Professor and Associate Dean for Prevention and Public Health Sciences, will serve as the Interim Associate Dean for Research and Department Head of Oral Biology at UIC COD effective April 16, 2022.