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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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Naples Pediatric Graduate Senge Wins Richard Pugh Award

Published: Mar 20th, 2014

Jennifer Senge, D.M.D., earned the Richard C. Pugh Achievement Award for scoring in the top 3 percent nationally during the 2013 American Board of Pediatric Dentistry (ABPD) Qualifying Examination. In […]

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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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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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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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100% of pediatric residents pass qualifying exam

Published: Aug 15th, 2013

Congratulations to the University of Florida College of Dentistry recently-graduated pediatric dental residents – all of whom passed the qualifying examination of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry (ABPD) in […]

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D.M.D students performance stellar on NBDE

Published: Jul 25th, 2013

For the fifth year in a row, the sophomore D.M.D. class of the University of Florida College of Dentistry achieved a 100 percent pass rate on the National Board Dental […]

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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 […]