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Grad Ortho Elves

Published: Dec 18th, 2014

A group of residents and staff in the UF Health Graduate Orthodontics Center worked together to brighten the holiday for two of their patients this year. They collected and wrapped […]

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Dentist, veterinarian collaborate to help cat through unique dental procedure

Published: Nov 19th, 2014

A Siamese-mix cat named Darryl is recuperating well after receiving a metal prosthesis to correct a palate injury in his mouth, thanks to a unique collaborative dental procedure performed Oct. […]

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First-year dental student wins national research award

Published: Nov 7th, 2014

Congratulations to first-year University of Florida College of Dentistry student, Amanda Francis, who won the National Students Research Group Award (NSRG) of the American Association for Dental Research during the […]

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El-Kerdani receives UF Faculty Enhancement Opportunity Award

Published: Nov 5th, 2014

Tarek El-Kerdani, clinical associate professor in the Department of Restorative Dental Sciences, received a University of Florida Faculty Enhancement Opportunity (FEO) Award to receive in-depth training in the ED4 Compare […]

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TV20 airs story about dental screenings

Published: Oct 24th, 2014

We were proud to see the Alachua County oral health surveillance program featured on TV20’s health segment Oct. 23. The program is in its fourth year and has been successful […]

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Katkar appointed to AAOMR and UF IRB committees

Published: Oct 23rd, 2014

In September 2014 Rujuta Katkar, B.D.S., M.D.S., M.S., an assistant professor in the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Diagnostic Sciences and division director of the Division of Oral and Maxillofacial […]

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Nair receives AAOMR award

Published: Oct 21st, 2014

Congratulations to Madhu Nair, D.M.D., M.S., Lic. Odont., Ph.D., professor and chair of the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Diagnostic Sciences was awarded the 2014 Lincoln R. Manson‐Hing Award from […]

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New Medicaid policy increases the rate of children receiving vital oral health care in Florida

Published: Sep 17th, 2014

New Medicaid policy increases the rate of children receiving vital oral health care in Florida GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Children on Medicaid and their parents may have a reason to smile […]

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Isabel Garcia to lead the UF College of Dentistry

Published: Sep 15th, 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Isabel Garcia, D.D.S., M.P.H., has been named dean of the University of Florida College of Dentistry. Garcia, currently the deputy director of the National Institute of Dental […]

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Pediatric dental resident Jimmy Lapnawan one of two who helped save a woman’s life

Published: Sep 14th, 2014

Jimmy Lapnawan, 29, is a first-year resident in the UF College of Dentistry’s pediatric dental program. He was one of two local citizens who helped save a woman’s life on […]