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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 […]

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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 […]