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Two dental residents win Outstanding International Student Awards

Published: Dec 12th, 2013

Congratulations to Dr. Luiz H. Gonzaga, a resident in the University of Florida Department of Prosthodontics, and Dr. Alex Podaru, a resident in the UF Department of Periodontics. Both received […]

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Class of 2014 achieves 100% pass rate on NBDE Part II

Published: Dec 4th, 2013

Another perfect pass rate for the University of Florida College of Dentistry D.M.D. Class of 2014! The DMD Class of 2014 followed up their 100 percent pass rate on Part […]

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UF undergrad student wins national award

Published: Dec 2nd, 2013

Congratulations to Sherin Merchant, a University of Florida undergraduate student who volunteers in Dr. Luciana Shaddox’s laboratory. Merchant won the prestigious “Clinical Impact Award” during the American Academy of Periodontology […]

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NDPBRN South Atlantic Region holds annual meeting

Published: Nov 25th, 2013

On Oct. 10 and 11, the South Atlantic Region of the National Dental Practice-Based Research Network (NDPBRN) hosted their second annual meeting at the Hilton Hotel and Conference Center in […]

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A profile of Progulske-Fox’s research

Published: Nov 22nd, 2013

Ann Progulske-Fox, Ph.D., a professor in the University of Florida Department of Oral Biology was recently profiled on dugdug.com. The article shares some background about Progulske-Fox and her groundbreaking research […]

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Dolce appointed chair of orthodontics

Published: Oct 28th, 2013

Calogero Dolce, D.D.S., Ph.D., has been appointed chair of the University of Florida Department of Orthodontics effective Oct. 25, 2013. He has served as the department’s interim chair since October […]

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Dolwick receives Osbon Award for outstanding educator

Published: Oct 25th, 2013

M. Franklin Dolwick, D.M.D., Ph.D., received the Donald B. Osbon Award for an Outstanding Educator on Oct. 9 during the opening ceremony of the 95th Annual Meeting, Scientific Sessions and […]

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Researchers find potential link between gum disease and Alzheimer’s

Published: Oct 3rd, 2013

GAINESVILLE, Fla. ― Oral bacteria from poor dental hygiene have been linked to brain tissue degeneration, according to new evidence from an international team of researchers, including one at the […]

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What's more fun than a pediatric health fair?

Published: Sep 12th, 2013

Not much! Recently the residents, staff and faculty of the college’s Department of Pediatric Dentistry attended a pediatric health fair hosted by UF Health Pediatrics at their new Magnolia Parke […]

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Fall for Smiles

Published: Sep 10th, 2013

Oral Health America’s annual communications initiative, Fall for Smiles, runs during September and provides an abundance of resources for dental professionals to use to encourage families and other community advocates […]