August 4, 2017
Dr. Fatemeh Afshari
The College has opened its fifth group practice, the Vivaldi Clinic, in Room 329 - the most recently renovated clinic in the College.
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August 4, 2017
Dr. Xuanyu Lu
The American Association of Orthodontics Foundation has provided a Research Aid Award of $5,000 for a project at the College, “Characterization of a Biomimetically Enhanced Bio-OSS for Bone Regeneration Applications.”
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August 1, 2017
College of Dentistry and UIC personnel were out in force at the Pride Parade
More than 80 students, staff, and faculty marchers represented all of UI Health's seven health science colleges and the hospital at the Chicago Pride Parade on June 25.
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August 1, 2017
Dr. Michael G. Durbin, DDS, MS, an orthodontist with offices in Des Plaines and Long Grove, Illinois, has been elected by the Midwestern Society of Orthodontists (MSO) as its representative on the Board of Trustees of the American Association of Orthodontists (AAO).
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July 30, 2017
UIC College of Dentistry ADEA chapter
The College’s American Dental Education Association (ADEA) chapter hosted a Peer Mentoring Group (PMG) DAOB Clinical Skills Event for the D-2 class in which D-3 and D-4 mentors guided D-2s with Class IV composite restorations and crown preps.
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July 25, 2017
Fresh Fruits & Veggies For A Healthy Smile
Healthy prevention is the best medicine for your smile and dental health is more important than you may realize for overall health. What you eat plays a big role in this. The foods you choose, when and how often you eat them not only affect your general health, but also the health of your teeth and gums. The good news is tooth decay is entirely preventable with good dental hygiene, regular dental visits – and healthy eating habits.
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July 25, 2017
Dr. Karpal Singh Sohal, third from right with College personnel
A misplaced check mark brought Tanzania’s Dr. Karpal Singh Sohal to dentistry, and dentistry brought him to the College for several weeks in the spring through the College’s longstanding relationship with the Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences (MUHAS) and its hospital in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
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July 23, 2017
Dr. Caswell Evans, Dr. Sally Lundeen and Dr. William Cape
Erie Family Health Center, which provides accessible, affordable, high quality healthcare in community-based health centers, recently presented its Golden Toothbrush Award to Dr. Caswell Evans, Associate Dean for Prevention and Public Health Sciences.
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July 20, 2017
Researchers Dr. Cortino Sukotjo and Dr. Christo Takoudis
A collaboration between researchers in the College of Dentistry and College of Engineering has led to a breakthrough technique to improve the properties of one of the oldest - and widely used - structural biomaterials, collagen.
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July 20, 2017
Trephine biopsy sections figure
Dr. George Mandelaris, Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor, Periodontics, and his nine fellow researchers were selected by the Board of Trustees of the American Academy of Periodontology to receive its 2017 Clinical Research Award for their article published in the Journal of Clinical Periodontology in 2016.
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