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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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A mighty good time!

Published: Sep 26th, 2013

On Sept. 22, six teams gathered but only one could emerge victorious. They wore their team colors, brought their gear and battled it out in the rain for the championship […]

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What's more fun than a pediatric health fair?

Published: Sep 12th, 2013

Not much! Recently the residents, staff and faculty of the college’s Department of Pediatric Dentistry attended a pediatric health fair hosted by UF Health Pediatrics at their new Magnolia Parke […]

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Fall for Smiles

Published: Sep 10th, 2013

Oral Health America’s annual communications initiative, Fall for Smiles, runs during September and provides an abundance of resources for dental professionals to use to encourage families and other community advocates […]

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UFCD Student National Dental Association hosts Oral Cancer Awareness 5K

Published: Jul 28th, 2013

On May 18, 2013, a beautiful morning, burgundy and white balloons lined Bo Diddley Community Plaza in Gainesville, Fla., leading to the starting line of the First Annual University of […]

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Baby teeth

Published: Jun 24th, 2013

Teaching new moms about oral health gives babies something to smile about By Nicole La Hoz After learning that her 2-year-old daughter will need dental fillings, Sheena Smith grabbed a […]

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The Annual Dominican Republic Trek

Published: Jun 21st, 2013

Since 1987, faculty and students from the University of Florida College of Dentistry have made an annual mission trip to Las Matas de Farfán in the Dominican Republic. The rural area […]

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Silent auction raises money for mission trip

Published: May 22nd, 2013

To raise money for the upcoming dental mission trip to Guatemala, the Christian Dental Society is hosting a silent auction on May 22 and 23, 2013. Auction items include an […]

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College of Dentistry delivers smiles to the Special Olympics

Published: Mar 23rd, 2013

On March 16, a group of volunteers from the University of Florida College of Dentistry delivered oral health screenings, education and smiles to the participants in the Special Olympics Event […]

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Dollars for donuts

Published: Mar 22nd, 2013

It’s no secret that mission trips are one of the highlights of dental students’ college experience. And it’s also no secret that donuts are a highlight for many people. The […]