Periodontal (gum) disease is a major cause of tooth loss in adults. Periodontists at University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry are experts in treating periodontal disease through a a full range of periodontics care.
Drs. Lyndon Cooper (Professor and Head, Oral Biology) and Xiaofeng (Charles) Zhou (Professor, Periodontics) received the 2017 IADR Academy of Osseointegration Innovation in Implant Sciences Award, presented by the International Association for Dental Research (IADR).
Dentistry employment will grow 18 percent in the next decade. So why is dentistry so attractive? Flexible schedules, opportunities to improve public health, and strong salaries, are just a few of the reasons. Find out how UIC is preparing the next generation of dental professionals to meet the growing demand.
The waiting room in the Department of Pediatric Dentistry is more colorful and fun with new artwork on the walls. The art offers kid-friendly renditions of a bunny, dog, kitty, koala, monkey, penguin, polar bear, pup, and two cats.
Global health plays an increasing crucial role in global food security and general security. The University prides itself on training the next generation of global health leaders, conducting collaborative, trans-disciplinary research that addresses critical global health threats. The College of Dentistry is doing its part through several global outreach initiatives, and is committed to doing so at the highest level.
Dr. Charles Luptak, Associate Professor, Restorative Dentistry, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry, has been named the recipient of the Department of Restorative Dentistry’s 2017 James W. Buckman Faculty Award.
In this edition of Ask the Expert, we talked with two of our experts about oral cancer, including the importance of early detection, it’s connection to our overall health, and how we’re advancing research to improve the diagnosis and treatment of oral cancer.
The UIC chapter of the American Student Dental Association (ASDA) on April 12 presented its Advocate Award to Dr. Sahar Alrayyes, Clinical Associate Professor, Pediatric Dentistry. Dr. Alrayyes received the award for the effort she put into the Smiles for A Safe Haven event in July.