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Senior Faculty Luncheon

Each year the University of College of Dentistry hosts a holiday luncheon with retired faculty members and their spouses. This year the event was held on Dec. 5, 2013, at the UF Hilton Hotel and Conference Center. In addition to having time to catch up with old friends and…

NDPBRN South Atlantic Region holds annual meeting

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 Gainesville, Fla. Clinicians had the opportunity to review research posters and network during a reception an evening reception on…

Welcome to our new dental ambassadors

The University of Florida College of Dentistry is pleased to welcome the college’s newest members of the Dental Ambassador Student Group. The 14 DMD students will act as official student representatives of the college, focusing on creating alumni and student interaction at key college events including the Florida National…

100% of pediatric residents pass qualifying exam

Congratulations to the University of Florida College of Dentistry recently-graduated pediatric dental residents – all of whom passed the qualifying examination of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry (ABPD) in July 2013. “We were very proud to learn of the 100 percent pass rate for our residents. It certainly…

Dental Fall Weekend 2013

The 2013 Dental Fall Weekend is nearly here! Don’t miss this great opportunity to reunite with fellow alumni and friends and meet current students and faculty during the UF Homecoming Weekend. There are plans for several class reunions in addition to the annual Gator Growl and Homecoming Parade on…

The Annual Dominican Republic Trek

Since 1987, faculty and students from the University of Florida College of Dentistry have made an annual mission trip to Las Matas de Farfán in the Dominican Republic. The rural area is very remote and residents have extremely limited access to dental care.  In June 2013, a group of 31…

Inaugural meeting of the PerioGators

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. The first meeting included 23 members and seven faculty and staff of the college. The focus of the first meeting…

Florida National Dental Convention 2013

Please join the UF College of Dentistry for the meetings, Academy of Alumni and Friends Reception, and class reunions taking place on Friday, June 14 at FNDC.

Alumni Spotlight: Robert Koff, Class of 1983

In the middle of March 2013, Robert Koff, D.M.D., returned home to Colorado following a six-month stint working at Antartica’s McMurdo Station dental clinic as the sole dentist, something he’d been waiting 15 years to experience as part of the U.S. Antarctic Program. A graduate of the University of…

UF PedoGators reception during AAPD meeting

The University of Florida PedoGators/Robert E. Primosch Society is hosting a reception during the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry meeting in Orlando, Fla., on May 25, 2013, for all PedoGators and a guest. The reception will be held at the Big River Brewing Company at Disney’s Boardwalk from 6…