Dr. Andrew Corsaro for The Conversation -- Tooth or consequence: Even during a pandemic avoiding the dentist can be bad for your oral health.
Dentistry, with its high number of procedures that produce aerosols, creates a potentially vulnerable environment for patients and dental providers.
CHC was the first dental center to join the UF Statewide Network for Community Oral Health.
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.
Garcia and UFCD leadership believed that the college had a responsibility to provide care not just for their patients, but for the entire community.
The DMD Class of 2021 returned to campus and clinical care on June 15.
UFCD launched teledentistry in March to meet the needs of patients through COVID-19 and beyond.
UFCD is focused on carefully balancing risk with our obligations to serve the public, ensure safety for everyone in the dental care settings.
"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.