The UIC College of Dentistry is sending several faculty and students to present presentations and posters at this year's annual AADR/CADR Annual Meeting & Exhibition in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., March 21-24, 2018. This year, the College of Dentistry is represented by over 20 faculty, students and staff making 2 keynote and 11 presentations, and 25 peer-
At this year's 31st annual Clinic & Research Day, current and prospective students, as well as post-grad residents presented over 100 posters covering a variety of oral sciences research topics, including oral biology, regenerative science, clinical translation, and community-based studies. The event was a great opportunity for
A natural compound found in grape seed extract could be used to strengthen dentin — the tissue beneath a tooth’s enamel — and increase the life of resin fillings, according to new research at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry.
Many people are interested in grape seed extract because it contains antioxidants, the substances that protect
Interested in incorporating research into your dental training? The topic of research will undoubtedly come up during your interview at UIC College of Dentistry, so any prior research experiences will make you stand out among other applicants. Getting involved in research is a great way to enhance your resume and enrich your undergraduate education.
As an undergraduate student, you have access to a variety
In this video, Dr. Christine Wu explains how her team's research is benefiting oral health using everyday functional foods such as cranberries, tea and milk.
For more than two decades, Dr. Wu’s lab at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) College of Dentistry has focused on the exploration and identification of plant-derived anti-plaque and anti-biofilm compounds against oral pathogens. In recent years,
Get the latest dental knowledge at the 30th annual Clinic and Research Day, set for Thursday, March 2, 2017, at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry, which will take on the appearance of a national dental meeting.
Instead of starting in the morning as in the past, the event will run from noon to 6:30 p.m. and focus on student research presentations, Critically Appraised Topics competitions
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 to grow, the gums surrounding the tooth can become inflamed. Periodontal diseases range from simple gum inflammation to serious disease that results in major damage to the soft tissue and bone that support the teeth. In the
The National Institute of Dental Research of the National Institutes of Health has decided to fund the research of Dr. Anne George, Allan G. Brodie Endowed Professor in the Brodie Tooth Development Genetics and Regenerative Medicine Research Laboratory and Professor of Oral Biology, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry, for another five years. This will result in 23 straight years of