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Marc Heft, 1948-2020

Category: Features

Heft was a professor in the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and director of the Claude D. Pepper Center for Oral Health in Aging.

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2019 Pugh Achievement Award Recipient

Category: Alumni

Dr. Annikka Frostad-Thomas is a 2019 Richard C. Pugh Achievement Award recipient after scoring in the top three percent on the ABPD Qualifying…

Doctor Annikka Frostad-Thomas

UF Health Dentistry – Wildlight Opens

Category: Features

UF Health Dentistry – Wildlight began serving patients on February 3 at the college’s newest clinic in Nassau County, north of Jacksonville.

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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

patient care

Gainesville

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

Gainesville

UF Health Dentistry – Wildlight

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

UF Health Wildlight

Miami/Hialeah

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

Hialeah

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

Naples

Student advocacy & inclusion

a ufcd community that reflects rich cultural and ethnic diversity

Student Advocacy & 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.

development spotlight

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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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College Calendar

Upcoming Events

  1. Feb 28

    1. UFCD Faculty Retreat

      Hotel Indigo Gainesville-Celebration Pointe, 5020 SW 30th Ln, Gainesville, FL 32608, USA

      8:00am to 3:00pm

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College facts

No. 5 among all U.S. dental schools in NIH research funding last fiscal year with $13 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

14 new faculty hired in 2018 with a tremendous array of expertise in research and clinical/specialty areas

GDT spring 19 cover

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Gator Dentist Today

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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