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Three Class of 2012 Students Join Navy

Three Class of 2012 D.M.D. students joined the Navy on Oct. 3 during a swearing-in ceremony witnessed by family, friends, fellow classmates, and faculty and staff from the UF College of Dentistry. Dean Teresa Dolan said, “I am proud of all our dental students. But it takes that pride…

Kristin Cavanah Wins AAPD Award

Dr. Kristin Cavanah won first prize in the 2008 Healthy Smiles, Healthy Children/Dentsply Research Competition during the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry meeting in Washington, DC, May 22-25. Cavanah’s “Cost-effective solution for detesting fluoride in drinking water” poster, which describes her device called “The Cavanator,” topped the other 265…

He is in the Navy now

On Friday, May 9, David Kosek woke up a civilian and ended his day as a commissioned United States Naval Officer. David, a member of dentistry’s class of 2011, was sworn in by Navy Lt. Timothy Jackson, a medical officer recruiter for the Navy. Witnessing the ceremony were Dr.

Tampa periodontist honored as UF distinguished alumnus

GAINESVILLE, Fla.—Tampa periodontist Gerald Kluft, D.D.S., was honored as a Distinguished Alumnus for his achievements in dentistry, his leadership and his commitment to the community during the University of Florida’s fall commencement activities held last December. Kluft graduated from UF with a bachelor’s degree in chemistry in…