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Faculty promotions & appointments

Published: Jun 26th, 2014

University of Florida College of Dentistry faculty members, Roger Fillingim, Ph.D., and Marcio Guelmann, D.D.S., were promoted by the university effective July 1, 2014, and James Pettigrew, D.M.D., who retires […]

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Better communication is key to overall oral health

Published: Jun 11th, 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Many people delay and even skip visits to the dentist due to anxiety and fear. Now University of Florida researchers have discovered that difficulty understanding and using […]

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2nd Annual Oral Health Cancer Walk/Run for Awareness

Published: May 28th, 2014

Please join the UF College of Dentistry for the 2nd Annual Oral Cancer Foundation 5K for Awareness on May 31 from 8 to 10 a.m. at the Bo Diddley Community […]

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True grit

Published: May 5th, 2014

For four decades, Henrietta Logan has paired belief in herself with hard work to achieve success.   Looking back at her years in academia, Henrietta Logan has come a long […]

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College volunteers for MOMs, a free dental care event in Tampa

Published: Apr 8th, 2014

A large contingent of College of Dentistry faculty and students traveled to Tampa, Fla., for a two-day free dental event, the Florida Mission of Mercy, on March 28 and 29. […]

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DMD Students Deliver Lessons in a Lunch Box to Elementary School

Published: Mar 27th, 2014

On Feb. 12 and 13, in recognition of Children’s Dental Health Month, a group of University of Florida dental students and faculty visited 240 first and second grade students at […]

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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 […]

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Four dentistry winners for the 2014 UF Superior Accomplishment Awards

Published: Feb 12th, 2014

Four members of the University of Florida College of Dentistry won 2014 Superior Accomplishment Awards: Censeri Abare, Stacy Buford, Pearl Harris and Scott Tomar. Abare, Buford and Harris won an […]

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Probert named assistant dean for student and multicultural affairs

Published: Jan 27th, 2014

Patty Xirau-Probert, Ph.D., a clinical assistant professor in the Department of Community Dentistry and Behavioral Science, has been appointed to the position of assistant dean for student and multicultural affairs […]

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Tomar presents to city commission on kids’ oral health

Published: Jan 18th, 2014

On Dec. 19, 2013, Scott Tomar, D.M.D., M.P.H., Dr.PH., went before the Gainesville City Commission to present the findings of this year’s Alachua County Third Grade Oral Health Screening and […]