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Naples Children’’s Clinic –First Day of Operations

The UF College of Dentistry’s Naples Clinic opened today, December 3, 2008, for its first day of providing patient care to underserved children in Collier County.The building includes a state-of-the-art pediatric dental facility and educational space.The clinic will provide specialized pediatric dental treatment to Collier County’s Medicaid-eligible and…

Naples clinic nearing completion

The University of Florida College of Dentistry clinic, a state-of-the-art pediatric dental facility in Collier County, is nearing completion and is slated to open December 1st. The $8 million building, modeled after the UF dental clinic on the Seminole campus of St. Petersburg College in Pinellas County, is a…

Naples Pediatric Dental Clinic – Updated Aerial View

Progress continues on the new College of Dentistry Naples Clinic, shown here in an aerial photo taken on May 23, 2008. The dental clinic is the larger of the two buildings shown, on the left. The roof is on and the building is almost closed-in. Due for completion by the…

Superior COD Employees Honored

Eleven College of Dentistry employees were recognized during the UF Superior Accomplishments Award Ceremony for Division Five on Thursday, March 13 at the Savannah Grande. The awards, presented each spring semester, recognize staff and faculty members who contribute outstanding and meritorious service, efficiency and/or economy, or to the quality of…

COD Salutes Special Olympics Special Smiles Volunteers

On Saturday, March 15, ten people from the College of Dentistry volunteered to perform dental screenings and educate athletes during the Special Olympics in Lake City as part of the Special Olympics Special Smiles® Healthy Athletes program. It was a valuable service for the athletes and proved valuable for the…

Pediatric Faculty Earn Board Certification

Three pediatric dental faculty members have earned board certification from the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. These diplomats include Daniela Silva, D.D.S., M.S., and Flavio Soares, D.D.S., M.S., both assistant professors of pediatric dentistry, and Marcio Guelmann, D.D.S., associate professor and chairman of pediatric dentistry. Their diplomate status demonstrates successful…

Naples charity donates $5.5 million to fund UF children’’s dental clinic

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Thousands of disadvantaged children will soon benefit from a $5.5 million gift to the University of Florida College of Dentistry that will fund the construction and operation of a state-of-the-art pediatric dental facility in Collier County. The gift was announced Dec. 13 by trustees for the…