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3-D printing a smile

Dental implants, bridges and crowns are just a few of the things being produced with the help of 3-D printing.

2015 CODA Accreditation Site Visit

The University of Florida College of Dentistry’s 2015 Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA) Site Visit for the predoctoral program and advanced education programs in endodontics, oral and maxillofacial pathology, oral and maxillofacial radiology, orthodontics, pediatrics, periodontics, and prosthodontics is September 28 through October 1. All accredited dental education programs receive a site visit every seven…

Smart mouth guard could detect teeth grinding, dehydration, concussions

Gainesville, Florida – The next big thing in wearable technology may show up right inside your mouth. Researchers at the University of Florida have developed a smart mouth guard equipped with sensors that allow it to detect if you’re grinding your teeth, tell your dentist and even help you stop doing it. What’s more, the…

40th Annual Commencement

The 40th annual commencement ceremony of the University of Florida College of Dentistry will be held on May 15, 2015 at 2:30 p.m. at the Curtis M. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts. Tickets are required for admittance into the auditorium, though there is no assigned seating. Tickets may be obtained from a graduate or at…

University of Florida College of Dentistry welcomes Dean Isabel Garcia

Isabel Garcia, D.D.S., M.P.H., joined the University of Florida College of Dentistry today as the seventh permanent dean. She was appointed in September 2014 by David S. Guzick, M.D., Ph.D., senior vice president for health affairs at UF and president of UF Health, when she was serving as the deputy director of the National Institute…

Dentist, veterinarian collaborate to help cat through unique dental procedure

A Siamese-mix cat named Darryl is recuperating well after receiving a metal prosthesis to correct a palate injury in his mouth, thanks to a unique collaborative dental procedure performed Oct. 29 at the University of Florida Small Animal Hospital. The procedure involved affixing a metal prosthesis to the roof of Darryl’s mouth to close a…

Welcoming three new faculty members

The University of Florida College of Dentistry welcomes three new faculty members: Alex Delgado, Luiz Gonzaga and Benjamin Schlott. Alex J. Delgado, D.D.S., joined the college on June 16, 2014, as a clinical assistant professor in the Operative Division of the Department of Restorative Dental Sciences. Delgado earned his bachelor’s degree from Colegio Champagnat, Caracas,…

Dolwick receives Osbon Award for outstanding educator

M. Franklin Dolwick, D.M.D., Ph.D., received the Donald B. Osbon Award for an Outstanding Educator on Oct. 9 during the opening ceremony of the 95th Annual Meeting, Scientific Sessions and Exhibition of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS) in Orlando, Fla. The Osbon Award is presented to those who exhibit the highest…

A mighty good time!

On Sept. 22, six teams gathered but only one could emerge victorious. They wore their team colors, brought their gear and battled it out in the rain for the championship title at the Annual Mighty Molar Picnic at UF’s Lake Wauburg. More than 200 people attended the event, organized by the University of Florida American…

D.M.D students performance stellar on NBDE

For the fifth year in a row, the sophomore D.M.D. class of the University of Florida College of Dentistry achieved a 100 percent pass rate on the National Board Dental Exam Part I. In addition, summary reports from the American Dental Association show that the college’s classes of 2009 to 2012 outperformed the national average…