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Give Kids A Smile: Helping Chicago's Underserved Children With Access to Dental Care

Give Kids A Smile: Helping Chicago's Underserved Children With Access to Dental Care

More than 100 youngsters from St. Malachy School and Chicagoland Easter Seals will be provided with an examination of their teeth, a cleaning, a fluoride treatment, and education on how to keep their teeth healthy, at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry on Thursday, Feb. 2, from 8:30 a.m. to noon at Give Kids a Smile Day.

Orthodontics’ Dr. Lawrence Voss Retires

Orthodontics’ Dr. Lawrence Voss Retires

Dr. Lawrence Voss, Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthodontics, will retire from the UIC College of Dentistry at the end of December 2016.

HSDA Chapter Wins Nuestros Ninos Contest

HSDA Chapter Wins Nuestros Ninos Contest

The College’s Hispanic Student Dental Association (HSDA) Chapter has been chosen the winner of the Nuestros Ninos contest of the Hispanic Dental Association (HDA), sponsored by Colgate.

The Value of Preventive Oral Health Care

The Value of Preventive Oral Health Care

Oral health is often taken for granted, but it is an essential part of our everyday lives. Good oral health enhances our ability to speak, smile, eat, and show our emotions through facial…

Researchers Work on Connections of Periodontal Disease and Diabetes

Researchers Work on Connections of Periodontal Disease and Diabetes

Drs. Vladimir Ilievski and Keiko Watanabe of Periodontics recently presented a study, “Experimental periodontitis results in beta cell compensatory alterations” in the recent UIC Diabetes and Obesity Research Day at the UIC College of Medicine.

Research to Fight Periodontal Disease

Periodontal disease, also known as gum disease, is caused when bacteria in plaque (a sticky, colorless film that forms in the mouth) builds up between the gums and teeth. When the bacteria begin…