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Welcoming New Faculty: Poliana Mendes Duarte

Published: Dec 12th, 2018

Poliana Mendes Duarte, D.D.S., M.S., Ph.D., joined the UF College of Dentistry as a visiting clinical associate professor in the UF Department of Periodontology.

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Widmer Appointed to NASEM Committee on Clinical Practice Guidelines for Prescribing Opioids for Acute Pain

Published: Dec 5th, 2018

Widmer and his fellow committee colleagues will contribute to the development of guidelines for prescribing opioids for acute pain.

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Welcoming New Faculty: Tsuyoshi Tanaka

Published: Nov 28th, 2018

Tsuyoshi Tanaka, D.D.S., M.S.D., a clinical assistant professor and periodontist, is serving as the program director for the periodontology aspects of the DMD curriculum.

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Lemos’ Study on Manganese Transporters, E. faecalis Could Have Promising Implications on Combating Infections

Published: Nov 15th, 2018

Lemos and his research team found that manganese uptake systems could be promising targets for the development of new antimicrobial therapies.

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UFCD Research Awards – September and October 2018

Published: Nov 14th, 2018

Congratulations to UF College of Dentistry researchers who received funding for projects in September and October 2018.

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In New Study, Dr. Frias-Lopez & Team Link Cortisol to Periodontal Disease

Published: Nov 1st, 2018

Imbalances of the microbiome could lead to a series of different diseases, and one factor is exposure to psychological stressors.

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Gibbs Appointed Interim Chair of Community Dentistry and Behavioral Science

Published: Oct 23rd, 2018

Gibbs’ focus will include maintaining the department’s successful community outreach, clinical and research missions, and strengthening the scholarly and educational base.

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Identifying Oral Manifestation of Diabetes

Published: Oct 17th, 2018

Second year dental students in the Treatment Planning course participated in an interactive session on blood sugar screening and testing of dental patients in September 2018.

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UFCD Research Awards – July and August 2018

Published: Aug 30th, 2018

Congratulations to our UF College of Dentistry researchers who received funding in July and August 2018.

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Sabharwal, Katrak Selected to Represent UFCD at 2018 Hinman Student Research Symposium

Published: Aug 27th, 2018

Priya Sabharwal and Cali Katrak will both give oral presentations at the symposium in Memphis, Tennessee.