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Special Smiles for the Special Olympics

Published: Mar 26th, 2014

Each year, we can count on one event to bring special smiles to the faces of participants and volunteers alike – the Special Smiles Program of the Special Olympics. The […]

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Research Careers and the National Dental Practice-Based Research Network

Published: Mar 25th, 2014

On Jan. 30, Brenda Thacker, R.D.H., and Deborah McEdward, R.D.H., both regional coordinators with the National Dental Practice-Based Research Network (National DPBRN) at the University of Florida College of Dentistry, […]

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Helping gather practice-based evidence through the National Dental PBRN

Published: Mar 24th, 2014

The February 3 issue of the ADA News includes a story about the National Dental Practice-Based Research Network . For more information about the University of Florida College of Dentistry’s […]

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DMD Student Awarded ADA Foundation Scholarship

Published: Mar 21st, 2014

Congratulations to Anjelika Marti, a member of the University of Florida College of Dentistry D.M.D. class of 2016, who received an American Dental Association (ADA) Foundation Predoctoral Dental Student Scholarship […]

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Naples Pediatric Graduate Senge Wins Richard Pugh Award

Published: Mar 20th, 2014

Jennifer Senge, D.M.D., earned the Richard C. Pugh Achievement Award for scoring in the top 3 percent nationally during the 2013 American Board of Pediatric Dentistry (ABPD) Qualifying Examination. In […]

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2014 Bicuspid Ball a Roaring Success

Published: Mar 19th, 2014

The Roaring ‘20s theme for the 2014 Annual Bicuspid Ball proved that there is truth in advertising – it was a roaring success and a memorable night for the 300 […]

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Shaddox Receives ADEA/AAL Faculty Scholarship

Published: Mar 18th, 2014

Congratulations to Luciana Shaddox, D.D.S., M.S., Ph.D.,  who received a 2014 American Dental Education Association/African American Latina/o Faculty of Color Tuition Scholarship for Professional Development. The award provides a full […]

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New program prepares students for dental, medical, vet school

Published: Mar 3rd, 2014

The University of Florida has a new program called the pre-health post-baccalaureate program (PHPB) for students with an undergraduate degree who have not completed the prerequisites for medical, dental or […]

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TV20 Your Health: Explores Link Between Periodontal Disease and Diabetes

Published: Feb 27th, 2014

WCJB TV20 recently produced a Your Health segment focusing on the link between periodontal disease and diabetes, focusing on research performed by Shannon Wallet, PhD, a researcher in the University […]

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United Way of NCF launches crowdfunding site to help fund oral health program

Published: Feb 14th, 2014

Too many children in Florida have difficulty accessing dental care and that includes those in Alachua County where a 2013 Third Grade Dental Survey showed that over 50 percent of […]