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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Promotions and tenure announcements

Published: Jul 5th, 2013

Congratulations to six faculty members at the University of Florida College of Dentistry who were part of recent UF promotion and tenure announcements effective July 1, 2013. Four full-time faculty […]

Periodontology Resident Receives Fellowship

Published: Jun 25th, 2013

Michael Fetner, DMD, MS, a resident in the Graduate Periodontology Program, is the 2013 recipient of the Richard J. Lazzara Fellowship in Advanced Implant Surgery, one of the most prestigious awards […]

38th Annual Commencement

Published: May 23rd, 2013

On Friday, May 17, the Curtis M. Philips Center was bright with promise and the smiles of the 79 graduates of the University of Florida College of Dentistry D.M.D. Class […]

Inaugural meeting of the PerioGators

Published: May 8th, 2013

The University of Florida College of Dentistry Department of Periodontology coordinated the first meeting of the PerioGators, an alumni organization of graduated residents of the department, on May 4, 2013. […]

Center for Advanced Periodontics and Prosthodontics opens

Published: May 1st, 2013

On April 29, 2013, the Center for Advanced Periodontics and Prosthodontics, a dental center at the University of Florida College of Dentistry, saw patients for the first time. The center […]