January 6, 2017 | A chance opportunity lead Wright - a practicing prosthodontist and owner of two businesses - to become an innovator for oral safety standards in competitive sports.
December 19, 2016 | After being thrust into a Administrative Director position due to tragic circumstances, John Mcdaniel's compassion helped keep his department together.
December 16, 2016 | A successful experience in Summer Research Training Program led Jessica Kocan '18 to give a presentation on enhancing composite restorations at the Hinman Symposium.
December 14, 2016 | Richard J. Manski, chair of UMSOD’s Department of Dental Public Health, serves as theme adviser for a national journal’s first comprehensive look at the oral health.
December 2, 2016 | In this profile, Morris discusses the inspiration for pursuing a career in dentistry, the out-of-control growth of student debt, and the importance of business acumen for young dentists.
November 30, 2016 | Leah Romay, DDS '16, and David Chen, DMD '14, have each been awarded been awarded grants by the American College of Prosthodontics to study CAD/CAM Technology.
November 17, 2016 | The Student National Dental Association and Oral Maxillofacial Surgery Society collaborated to screen 54 patients for oral cancer at Coppin State.
November 9, 2016 | Ashlee Thomas 17' holds the honor of serving as Miss Black Maryland USA, and she uses her success as a means to promote healthy oral care in the Baltimore community
November 1, 2016 | As a teenager, Paul Corcoran was inspired to enter dentistry after seeing how the field helps others. This philosophy has informed his work ever since.
October 21, 2016 | Olympic gold-medal wrestler Kyle Snyder maintains strong bond with the family of Kent Buckingham, Director of IT at the School of Dentistry.
September 19, 2016 | For more than a decade, the School of Dentistry has provided oral care services to Honduran villagers through the Medical Ministry International program.
September 9, 2016 | During the week of August 22-26, the ASDA exposed incoming students to the vast opportunities that organized dentistry has to offer through a series of presentations and networking events.
August 31, 2016 | Paul S. Rosen, DMD, MS '90 has dedicated his career toward the effective integration of research and patient care, and his work was recently honored by the American Academy of Periodontology.
August 25, 2016 | The Monocacy Health Partners Dental Clinic - a collaboration between UMSOD and Frederick Memorial Hospital - opened on August 16 and is actively treating underserved patients in the Frederick region.
August 19, 2016 | As a result of their exemplary public service, the UMSOD chapter of the National Dental Association (NDA) won the Chapter of the Year award at the NDA annual conference.
August 5, 2016 | A collaboration between the University of Maryland School of Dentistry and School of Social Work has helped provide oral education and care to The Historic Samuel-Coleridge Taylor Elementary school.
July 28, 2016 | Jackie Fried, RDH, was honored with the Irene Newman award for outstanding achievement and dedication to the profession of dental hygiene.
July 19, 2016 | Dr. Bryan Krantz and Dr. Debasis Das of the Microbial Pathogenesis uncover crucial evidence indicating how proteins translocate across membranes.
July 13, 2016 | Dr. Vineet Dhar of the Department of Pediatric Dentistry wins the Paul P. Taylor award for his paper evaluating research on Early Childhood Carries interventions.
June 29, 2016 | From the classes 1956 to 2011, attendees at the 2016 celebration were impressed with the growth and diversity of the School of Dentistry.
June 28, 2016 | Tera Poole and Yee Seul Chun are outstanding students who represent the future of University of Maryland School of Dentistry.
June 23, 2016 | Courtney Miyamoto 18' produced a GoPro film showing a year-in-the-life at UMSOD as a tribute to her late grandfather, Dr. Alan Miyamoto '62.
June 17, 2016 | After six years contributing vital research and mentoring faculty and students, Dr Li Mao is moving on.
March 22, 2016 | The day is near when a replacement prosthetic tooth or dental crown can be designed, fabricated and inserted with the convenience commonly associated with making a photocopy.
March 21, 2016 | Surbhi Sehgal, DMD, a senior resident in the School of Dentistry, has been selected for induction into the Gold Humanism Honor Society.
School of Dentistry students take third in Maryland Dental Hygienists’ Association Well Being Committee,'It's Hygienic' competition
March 10, 2016 | The University of Maryland School of Dentistry’s team took third place March 5 at the Maryland Dental Hygienists’ Association Well Being Committee, “It’s Hygienic” competition.
March 1, 2016 | A contingent of students and faculty from the Dental Hygiene program participated in The Maryland Dental Hygienists' Association Advocacy Day.
March 1, 2016 | The American Association for Dental Research has announced Steven Feldman, is one of two recipients of the 2016 Student Advocate of the Year Award.
February 24, 2016 | Recent graduates of the University of Maryland School of Dentistry are a driving force in turning new technologies into common practices.
February 22, 2016 | The 51st annual General Meeting of the Canadian Academy of Endodontics served as the site of a mini-reunion of people with ties to the University of Maryland School of Dentistry.
February 18, 2016 | University of Maryland School of Dentistry graduate Sharon Crane Siegel, ’79 DDS, ’95 MS, MBA,recipient of the 2015 Lucy Hobbs Taylor Award presented by the American Association of Women Dentists.
February 10, 2016 | Ali Behnia, a member of the School of Dentistry Dean’s Faculty, is issuing a challenge to his fellow alumni and friends of the school to join the Endodontics Alumni Molar Club.
February 5, 2016 | “Of all the forms of inequality, injustice in health is the most shocking and the most inhuman because it often results in physical death.”
February 2, 2016 | Panama may be thousands of miles from Baltimore, but the University of Maryland School of Dentistry was well-represented there during a gathering of oral health professionals.
School of Dentistry student Sarah Ermoshkin writes article on oral health needs of rural communities
January 29, 2016 | University of Maryland School of Dentistry student Sarah Ermoshkin, a Class of 2016 DDS candidate, participated in an externship with the Lummi Nation in Washington state.
January 28, 2016 | The School of Dentistry chapter of the Hispanic Dental Association has been honored with the University of Maryland Baltimore Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Diversity Recognition Award.
January 21, 2016 | The increasing social and legal acceptance of marijuana for medical and recreational use raises a question for dentists: What are the oral health implications of increased cannabis use?
School of Dentistry’s John Caccamese Jr. part of team researching non-invasive 3-D imaging of engineered tissue
January 20, 2016 | Four-year, $1.29 million National Institutes of Health Research Project Grant awarded for developing a new system-capable of non-invasive, three-dimensional imaging of engineered tissue.
January 15, 2016 | Students participating were Katie Dingle, Erin Hemler and Erin Wheeler.
January 14, 2016 | The School of Dentistry’s partnership with a preeminent dental school in China remains vibrant, as evidenced by a recent visit by representatives from Shanghai Jiao Tong University.
January 8, 2016 | The Greater Baltimore HIV Health Services Planning Council recently recognized dentists Dr. Valli Meeks and Dr. Larry Bank for their “outstanding efforts in the Baltimore HIV community.”
January 6, 2016 | A key step in a process to devise a new strategic plan for the University of Maryland School of Dentistry was taken as 2015 drew to a close with a schoolwide retreat for faculty and staff.
December 21, 2015 | Jon B. Suzuki, a UM School of Dentistry graduate,recently was appointed to serve as chairperson of the Dental Products Panel of the Medical Devices Advisory Committee of the USFDA.
As American College of Prosthodontists president, School of Dentistry's Carl Driscoll focusing on technology
December 21, 2015 | As he takes on the role of president of the ACP, the School of Dentistry’s Dr. Carl F. Driscoll says the organization’s emphasis on advancing technology will be an important part of his focus.
December 16, 2015 | Devised in part as a way enhance cross-campus collaboration, the first symposium of the Center to Advance Chronic Pain Research at the University of Maryland, Baltimore held December 14
December 4, 2015 | Chris Tolmie, of the Class of 2016, with the assistance of his classmates, is laying the groundwork to have a dental health component added to a school in Africa for physically handicapped children.
December 4, 2015 | Dentists in private practice from China visit Maryland School of Dentistry
December 3, 2015 | Three School of Dentistry students from a class of Clinical Assistant Professor Larry Cohen, DDS, were on hand Nov. 17 for a resource fair organized by interns at the School of Law.
December 2, 2015 | The inaugural symposium presented by the University of Maryland Center to Advance Chronic Pain Research is planned for 3 to 5 p.m. December 14.
November 30, 2015 | For her work to educate oral health professionals about abuse and neglect, Sheryl Syme was recently honored by Mid-Atlantic P.A.N.D.A. Coalition.
November 20, 2015 | The appointment of Louis G. DePaola to the Maryland Board of Dental Examiners marks the first time a fulltime faculty member of the School of Dentistry has been named to the Board.
November 19, 2015 | Army Capt. Andrew Klish, DDS ’14,is busy but managed to find some time on October 26 to make a presentation at University of Maryland School of Dentistry.
November 16, 2015 | A contingent that included UMSOD alumni recently provided training in removable prosthodontics for recent dental program graduates in Rwanda.
November 10, 2015 | For Dr. Carol Summerhays, DDS, a visit to the National Museum of Dentistry in Baltimore brought back some fond memories.
July 8, 2015 | When it comes to evaluating how well a crown fits on a tooth, a few thousandths of a millimeter can make an immense difference.
June 23, 2015 | Tiny molecules could hold enormous implications for cancer diagnosis and treatment.
June 18, 2015 | Since the turn of the 21st century, digital technology in dentistry has exploded into the mainstream.
June 16, 2015 | Where could a career in dentistry take you?
June 11, 2015 | UMSOD alumni Jay A. Miller, DDS ’86, Howard Novak, DDS ’86 and Rob Gordon, DDS ’86, traveled to villages in the Andes Mountains of Peru to provide free oral health care for the underserved.
June 9, 2015 | Heejin Kwon, DDS ’16, won first place in the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry’s (AACD) Undergraduate Clinical Case Poster Competition.
June 4, 2015 | Amy Seagraves, DDS ’17, has received a Dr. Charles W. Hennessy Scholarship, which is awarded each year to students who demonstrate financial need and a dedication to pursuing academic excellence.
June 1, 2015 | More than 200 graduates returned to their alma mater for the University of Maryland School of Dentistry’s 2015 All Alumni Reunion Weekend, held from May 29 to May 31.
May 31, 2015 | It was an evening to remember on Saturday, May 30, as the University of Maryland School of Dentistry, the first dental college in the world, celebrated its 175th anniversary.
May 28, 2015 | Chlamydia is one of the world’s most prevalent pathogens, causing more than 2 million new infections in the U.S. each year alone.
May 26, 2015 | The University of Maryland School of Dentistry Alumni Association Board of Directors donated $10,000 to the Special Care and Geriatrics Clinic.
May 20, 2015 | University of Maryland School of Dentistry endodontics residents took home six awards from the American Association of Endodontists Annual Session in Seattle.
May 18, 2015 | Jennifer Park, DDS ’18, has received the Russell Gigliotti Memorial Scholarship, which recognizes students who demonstrate financial need and commitment to academic excellence.
May 14, 2015 | With a resounding cheer, the dental and dental hygiene classes of 2015 officially marked the end of their Honors Convocation ceremony, and the beginning of their careers as oral health care providers.
May 7, 2015 | A group of University of Maryland School of Dentistry (UMSOD) students and faculty members reached out to residents in the school’s West Baltimore backyard during a health fair on April 11.
May 4, 2015 | Could diabetes slow the healing process of patients who receive endodontic therapy? Tontesh Tawady, DDS, an endodontics resident, has launched a research project to find out.
May 1, 2015 | A team of more than 50 University of Maryland School of Dentistry volunteers to provided oral cancer screenings during the Maryland Day celebration.
April 28, 2015 | Taylor Duckworth, DDS ’18, is the first recipient of The Frank L. and Anne E. Iber Scholarship.
April 27, 2015 | MiPACS is coming to UMSOD! Check out the preview video.
April 21, 2015 | With a price tag that can run up to several thousand dollars, dental implants are a major investment.
April 16, 2015 | A unique collaboration with a local high school helps dental students learn the value of community service.
April 13, 2015 | Sixty Baltimore City elementary school students learned about oral health, dental history and the professions of dentistry and dental hygiene during a visit to the National Museum of Dentistry.
April 10, 2015 | Lindsay Woods, DDS ’16, has received a Gaylord Scholarship, one of several awards which are presented annually to students who demonstrate financial need and academic excellence.
April 6, 2015 | There’s a big world out there, and a new organization at UMSOD is connecting students with educational and enrichment opportunities far beyond our nation’s borders.
March 31, 2015 | Antibody technology developed from lamprey fish has shown promise as a cancer diagnostics tool.
March 25, 2015 | The celebration, held at the Dr. Samuel D. Harris National Museum of Dentistry on March 24, brought together students, faculty, alumni and friends.
March 23, 2015 | A newly established student organization helps dental students get to the root of what endodontics is all about.
March 19, 2015 | Ahmed Alkholeidi, DDS ’16, has received a Gaylord Scholarship, one of several awards which are presented annually to students who demonstrate financial need and academic excellence.
March 10, 2015 | For scientists, finding the cause of migraine headaches has turned into a real brain teaser.
March 6, 2015 | Dana Short, DDS ’18, has received the Student National Dental Association Freeman-King Scholarship.
March 3, 2015 | Seventy-five volunteers from the University of Maryland School of Dentistry (UMSOD) provided free sealant treatments for underserved children during the 10th annual Sealant Saturday on Feb. 28.
Historic $1.5 Million Gift Establishes First Endowed Professorship at the University of Maryland School of Dentistry press release
February 27, 2015 | The School of Dentistry has received the largest one-time gift in the school's 175-year history, a $1.5 million donation from alumni Frederick G. Smith, MS, DDS '78, and Venice K. Paterakis, DDS '81.
February 26, 2015 | More than 4,300 miles from Baltimore, Polina Iarikova, DDS ’15, learned that interprofessional collaboration is a health care priority that transcends international borders.
February 20, 2015 | Rebuilding human bone through bone grafting is a complicated and costly process.
February 13, 2015 | Did you know that our nation’s first president struggled with dental problems for his entire adult life?
February 10, 2015 | Could microscopic metal particles hold the key to a novel endodontic treatment method? These tiny nanoparticles could be used to deliver medications deep into a tooth.
February 6, 2015 | Krystal Donaldson, DDS ’18, has received the Student National Dental Association Freeman-King Scholarship.
February 2, 2015 | The deadly bacteria Clostridium dificile claims the lives of 14,000 people each year in the U.S. alone and causes more than $1 billion in related health care costs.
January 27, 2015 | A healthy smile can help someone achieve success. The students who volunteer with the “Smiles for Success” program see that success firsthand.
January 22, 2015 | Lindsay Roberts, DDS ’15, has received the Fusion Dental Scholarship.
January 20, 2015 | A new Interprofessional Education (IPE) program brings nurse practitioner students into the University of Maryland School of Dentistry (UMSOD) clinics to learn more about dentistry.
January 15, 2015 | Orthodontics resident Andrew Pedersen, DDS ’14, is the inaugural recipient of the Dr. Meyer Eggnatz Memorial Scholarship.
January 12, 2015 | One of Bilguujin Dorjsuren’s fondest childhood memories was the first time she visited her father’s laboratory.
January 8, 2015 | Mara Shindell, DDS ’15, has received the Alpha Omega Award.
January 5, 2015 | What could a plate of atomic hot wings possibly have to do with chronic temporomandibular joint disorder (TMD) pain? More than meets the eye.
December 22, 2014 | Dr. Eung-Kwon Pae recently visited the West China College of Stomatology.