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Dr. Luisa Echeto Appointed Prosthodontic Undergraduate Program Director

Luisa F. Echeto, D.D.S., M.S. Congratulations to Dr. Luisa Echeto who has been appointed the new Prosthodontic Undergraduate Program Director for the College of Dentistry. Dr. Echeto joined us in 2003 and has served as a Clinical Assistant Professor in Prosthodontics. In her new role, she will be…

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…

Stillwell President-Elect of State Organization for General Dentists

K. David Stillwell, D.D.S., a clinical associate professor of operative dentistry, is president-elect of the Florida Academy of General Dentistry. The Florida Academy of General Dentistry is the state’s largest general dentist constituent group  and consists of more than 1800 members. The academy serves the state’s general dentists through advocacy…

Autio-Gold to Coordinate Preventive Dentistry

Jaana Autio-Gold. D.D.S., Ph.D., an assistant professor of operative dentistry, has been appointed the college’s coordinator for preventive dentistry. In this role, Autio-Gold will work with faculty to develop and implement evidence-based clinical curriculum in preventive dentistry, and to assure vertical integration of preventive dentistry through all four years of…

Dental practitioner-investigators set to begin study

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Nearly 40 Florida and Georgia dentists participating in the federally-funded Dental Practice-based Research Network (Dental PBRN) attended the network’s first annual meeting Jan. 5 & 6 in Gainesville, Fla. The meeting was held to prepare the dentists to serve as practitioner-investigators in conducting the…

Blaser Appointed Operative Chair

Paul Blaser, D.D.S., M.S.D., a clinical professor of operative dentistry, has been appointed chair of operative dentistry after serving nearly two years in an interim capacity. Blaser earned a master’s of science in dentistry from Indiana University School of Dentistry and a doctor of dental surgery degree from Case Western…

Martin Earns Diplomate Status

William Martin, D.M.D., M.S., a clinical assistant professor with joint appointments in the department of oral and maxillofacial surgery and diagnostic sciences and the department prosthodontics, and clinical director of The Center for Implant Dentistry, became board certified in prosthodontics in 2006 and is now a diplomate of the American…

Dental Duo Review National Board Dental Exam Questions

Arthur Nimmo, D.D.S., F.A.C.P., a professor of prosthodontics at the University of Florida College of Dentistry, and Margot L. Van Dis, D.D.S., M.S., a professor of oral and maxillofacial radiology at the Indiana University School of Dentistry, completed their six-year terms of service on the American Dental Association Consultant Review…

Ottenga Honored by American College of Dentists

Marc E. Ottenga, D.D.S., a clinical associate professor of operative dentistry, received the Faculty Award from the American College of Dentists in recognition of his outstanding representation of ethics and professionalism as a faculty member of the University of Florida College of Dentistry.