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Periodontitis May Increase the Risk of Severe COVID-19 Effects

Oral hygiene and regular dental visits are key in tracking general health and well-being. The connection between overall health and oral health is currently being examined and researched by health professionals in relation to COVID-19.

Ortho's Awardees

Department of Orthodontics Scholarship Awards

The Department of Orthodontics held their Resident Awards Event this past Monday, June 21 virtually via Zoom. Seven awards were distributed this year for a total of $36,000 in award monies.

Pride Alliance

Oral Health Advocacy for the LGBT + Community

On June 8 2021, UIC College of Dentistry announced Pride Alliance’s most recent award of a $4,000 grant from the Chicago Dental Society Foundation Community Service Grants program.