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TV20 Your Health: Explores Link Between Periodontal Disease and Diabetes

Published: Feb 27th, 2014

WCJB TV20 recently produced a Your Health segment focusing on the link between periodontal disease and diabetes, focusing on research performed by Shannon Wallet, PhD, a researcher in the University […]

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Faculty Profile: Shannon Wallet, Ph.D.

Published: Feb 3rd, 2014

Shannon Wallet, Ph.D., graduated from North Carolina State University in 1995 with a bachelor’s in medical technology and went on to earned a degree in clinical laboratory science from Duke […]

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UF Health Periodontics and Prosthodontics Ribbon Cutting & Dental Fall Weekend

Published: Jan 16th, 2014

On Nov. 8, a group of donors, alumni, faculty, staff and students of the University of Florida College of Dentistry gathered to officially open the recently renovated space that created […]

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First year dental student chosen as national research finalist

Published: Jan 14th, 2014

Congratulations to first year dental student, Kyulim Lee, who was chosen as one of nine national finalists to compete for the American Association of Dental for Dental Research (A.A.D.R.) Johnson […]

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Two dental residents win Outstanding International Student Awards

Published: Dec 12th, 2013

Congratulations to Dr. Luiz H. Gonzaga, a resident in the University of Florida Department of Prosthodontics, and Dr. Alex Podaru, a resident in the UF Department of Periodontics. Both received […]

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UF undergrad student wins national award

Published: Dec 2nd, 2013

Congratulations to Sherin Merchant, a University of Florida undergraduate student who volunteers in Dr. Luciana Shaddox’s laboratory. Merchant won the prestigious “Clinical Impact Award” during the American Academy of Periodontology […]

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Researchers find potential link between gum disease and Alzheimer’s

Published: Oct 3rd, 2013

GAINESVILLE, Fla. ― Oral bacteria from poor dental hygiene have been linked to brain tissue degeneration, according to new evidence from an international team of researchers, including one at the […]

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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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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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Yilmaz receives CTSI award

Published: Jul 23rd, 2013

Congratulations to Özlem Yilmaz, D.D.S., Ph.D., associate professor in periodontology and oral biology, who recently received the Master Certificate for Excellence in Human Subject Research and Protections from the University […]