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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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Orthodontics resident Dr. Nancy Huynh receives AAO award

Published: Jan 10th, 2014

Congratulations to Dr. Nancy Huynh, a third year resident in the University of Florida Department of Orthodontics, for being selected for the Thomas M. Graber Awards of Special Merit from […]

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Pulses may help teeth “get in line”

Published: Jan 9th, 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Researchers at the University of Florida College of Dentistry are recruiting participants for an orthodontics study to learn if teeth will align more quickly with the help […]

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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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NDPBRN South Atlantic Region holds annual meeting

Published: Nov 25th, 2013

On Oct. 10 and 11, the South Atlantic Region of the National Dental Practice-Based Research Network (NDPBRN) hosted their second annual meeting at the Hilton Hotel and Conference Center in […]

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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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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 […]

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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 […]

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Wallet wins UF Excellence Award

Published: May 29th, 2013

Shannon Wallet, Ph.D., received the Excellence Award for Assistant Professors from the University of Florida Provost’s Office in May 2013.  She was one of 10 awardees at the university. “We […]