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Welcoming New Faculty: Varsha Desai

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Desai will be responsible for managing all aspects of the dental center and providing care for patients in the Wildlight center.

Varsha Desai

UFCD Promotions & Tenure

Category: Community Dentistry & Behavioral Science

Dr. Jaqueline Abranches, Dr. Yenisel Cruz-Almeida, Dr. Luiz Gonzaga and Dr. Ana Dias Ribeiro were honored by the University of Florida.

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Tropical Storm Elsa Information

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Please check this posting for updates about UF dental center schedules related to Hurricane Elsa.


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DMD Education

Doctor of Dental Medicine: excellent education, guided by and grounded in sound scientific evidence

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Advanced & Graduate Education

UFCD offers all nine American Dental Association specialties and AEGD programs in Miami/Hialeah and St. Petersburg

pediatric residency

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Our centers in Gainesville offer a complete range of general and specialty care for adults and children in one location. We offer the latest technologies in a professional learning environment, conveniently located at the UF Health Science Center


UF Health Dentistry – Wildlight

UF Health Dentistry – Wildlight began serving patients in January 2020. Wildlight includes 2,900 square feet of dental clinic space with six operatories to serve patients as part of UF Health Wildlight in Yulee, north of Jacksonville

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Dental residents provide a complete range of dental and oral health services for adults and children under faculty supervision


NCEF Pediatric Dental Center

Our center in Naples offers complete dental care for children, including routine and specialty services. Dental care is provided by pediatric dental residents under faculty supervision


Student advocacy & inclusion

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Student Advocacy and Inclusion

We strive to create an inclusive, supportive and respectful climate that embraces and values diversity — acknowledging that with diversity, we gain a broader foundation of strength, wisdom and creativity.

The UF Student National Dental Association's goal is to promote, aid and support the academic and social environment of minority students at the college.

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William T. and Jackie C. Reid Scholarship in Dentistry

"Don’t miss this window of opportunity…if you wait until you’re gone, you won’t ever develop relationships with the students you’re supporting.” ~ Dr. Terry Reid

Sneij, DMD Class of 2022, was recently commissioned as a second lieutenant in the U.S. Air Force.

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No. 7 among all U.S. dental schools in NIH research funding last fiscal year with $13.3 million in contracts and grants

12 degree and certificate programs at the UF College of Dentistry

142,000 patients served last year through the UF Statewide Network for Community Oral Health, serving patients from all 67 counties in Florida

16 new faculty hired in 2020 with a tremendous array of expertise in research, education and clinical/specialty areas

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All of the latest UF College of Dentistry news on our faculty, students and alumni, featuring education, research and patient care highlights.

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