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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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Dental Ambassadors

Published: Aug 22nd, 2014

On August 14, Dr. Boyd Robinson, interim dean, hosted a dinner for the college’s Dental Ambassadors to celebrate their service and thank them for their volunteerism. The Dental Ambassadors assist […]

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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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2014 Acid Etch Talent Show a Success

Published: Apr 29th, 2014

On March 25, the University of Florida’s College of Dentistry Dental Ambassadors hosted the 7th Annual Acid Etch Talent Show and raised more than $2,000 for the UF Craniofacial Center. […]

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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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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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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 […]