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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 […]

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DMD Class of 2017 signs Code of Conduct

Published: Dec 16th, 2013

The members of the freshman D.M.D. Class of 2017 signed their class Code of Conduct on Dec. 3, 2013. This tradition, started at the University of Florida College of Dentistry […]

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2013 sealant program in full swing

Published: Dec 15th, 2013

The Alachua County School Based Sealant program, a joint effort that between the University of Florida College of Dentistry and United Way of North Central Florida, targets second- and sixth-grade […]

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Serving the homeless community

Published: Dec 15th, 2013

On Nov. 14, the University of Florida College of Dentistry participated in “Breakfast on the Plaza,” an event organized by the Alachua County Coalition for the Homeless and Hungry at […]

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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 […]