College of Dentistry in the News

2017

Super Sealant Saturday scheduled for April 8

  • April 2, 2017
  • The Gainesville Sun

2016

3rd graders get free dental health screenings

  • September 29, 2016
  • WCJB TV20

Students get screened for healthy smiles

  • September 29, 2016
  • The Gainesville Sun

It’s in the water: the debate over fluoridation lives on

  • September 22, 2016
  • USA Today

Yes, You Should Still Floss Your Teeth

  • August 15, 2016
  • Men’s Journal

Flossing: The holy grail of dentistry?

  • DrBiscuspid.com
  • August 11, 2016

Here’s why Canadian and U.S. dentists say you should keep flossing

  • August 3, 2016
  • Global News (Canada)

Shattered Smiles: Florida Kids Face Dental Crisis

  • July 31, 2016
  • Naples Daily News

Fluoride stays in Collier tap water despite public outcry

  • May 10, 2016
  • NBC-2 (Naples area)

Study shows pain causes older adults to develop more inflammation over time

  • May 4, 2016
  • Science Daily

Coming Soon! An Anti-cavity Pill to Fight Off Dental Cavities

  • March 12, 2016
  • HealthNewsline

Could a probiotic pill prevent dental cavities?

  • March 11, 2016
  • Medical News Today

Fighting cavities could one day be as easy as taking a pill, research shows

  • March 10, 2016
  • Science Daily

2014

New dean named for College of Dentistry

  • September 16, 2014
  • UF News

UF chooses Isabel Garcia as dean of College of Dentistry

  • September 15, 2014
  • The Gainesville Sun

2013

Rural areas drive region’s high cancer death rates

  • March 24, 2013
  • The Gainesville Sun

UF College of Dentistry Brings Special Smiles to Special Olympics

  • March 19, 2013
  • WUFT News

Alachua County Offers Children Free Dental Screenings

  • February 29, 2016
  • WUFT

2012

Rats get placebo affect

  • November 28, 2012
  • The Scientist

Grant funds children’s dental clinic

  • January 25, 2011
  • NBC-2, Naples, Fla.

Women feel pain more intensely than men

  • January 22, 2012
  • Scientific American

2011

FAMU withdraws request for dental school

  • October 25, 2011
  • The Tallahassee Democrat

Universities Tweak Dental School Proposals

  • October 24, 2011
  • News Service Florida

Does Florida need more dental schools?

  • September 19, 2011
  • DrBicuspid.com

Smiles Across America teams up with CHS Healthcare to promote healthy mouths for Collier County children

  • September 19, 2011
  • Oral Health America

UCF’s dental school proposal needs to be reworked, says state board

  • September 15, 2011
  • Orlando Sentinel

UCF dental school plan faces sharp criticism from state board

  • September 15, 2011
  • Orlando Sentinel

Florida universities seek funding for dental programs

  • September 14, 2011
  • WUFT News