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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 […]

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Dental Ambassadors planning 2014 Annual Acid Etch Talent Show

Published: Jan 29th, 2014

Dental students are a pretty talented bunch. So it makes sense that others in the profession are as well. That’s why the Dental Ambassadors, a group of D.M.D. students who […]

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Mighty Molar has fun at the UF Great Gator Health Fest

Published: Jan 22nd, 2014

The UF American Student Dental Association (A.S.D.A.) set up an oral health table at the annual UF Great Gator Health Fest, the largest student-run health fair, coordinated by the UF […]

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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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UF’s Gamma Gamma Chapter of Psi Omega wins three awards

Published: Dec 18th, 2013

Congratulations to the University of Florida Gamma Gamma Chapter of Psi Omega Dental Fraternity for picking up three awards during the Psi Omega Dental Fraternity National Council Meeting held recently […]

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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 […]