NCEF has awarded UFCD with a $1.2 million grant to continue the mission of improving the oral health of underserved children in Collier County.
Garvey received the award in recognition for his focus on access to care for individuals with disabilities and special health care needs.
Garcia and UFCD leadership believed that the college had a responsibility to provide care not just for their patients, but for the entire community.
"I cover my face in gratitude to our first responders, and ask that everyone in our community join me." - Dean A Isabel Garcia, DDS, MPH
All UF College of Dentistry centers are providing emergency care only. The college has also launched a teledentistry service for patients.
Dr. Annikka Frostad-Thomas is a 2019 Richard C. Pugh Achievement Award recipient after scoring in the top three percent on the ABPD Qualifying Examination.
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The college’s 10 pediatric residents turned in a perfect 100 percent pass rate on the QE, the first step to becoming Diplomates of the ABPD.
In 2005, more than a third of children from low-income families in Collier and surrounding counties had no access to basic dental care.
Marcio Guelmann, D.D.S., was inducted as a member of the board of directors the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry during their annual meeting in Chicago, Illinois, on May 26.