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January 29, 2016 Elena Ortega, RDH, MSElena Ortega, RDH, MS, clinical instructor in the Department of Preventive and Restorative Dental Sciences (PRDS), director of the Dental Hygiene Affiliation Program, has been...
January 28, 2016 It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our longtime colleague, mentor and friend, Dr. Margaret (Peggy) Walsh, Professor Emerita. Dr. Walsh contributed to UCSF’s mission and vision...
January 27, 2016 More than 100 participants took part in the School of Dentistry’s first Cleft and Craniofacial Symposium on Jan. 9 at the Mission Bay campus. Dr. Karin Vargervik, DDS, was honored at the symposium,...
January 20, 2016 Mark Feb. 6 on your calendar: It's Give Kids a Smile Day here at UCSF.Children ages 3-17 are invited to receive free dental care: dental sealants, fluoride treatments, screenings, oral hygiene...
January 14, 2016 Photo by Susan MerrellBy Jyoti MadhusoodananFirst-year dentistry student Rhett Berg has just embarked on his health care career, but he already has years of experience as a caregiver – often in...
January 12, 2016 Source: American College of ProsthodontistsNew guidelines give practitioners and patients a framework for caring for dental restorations so that they last a lifetime.Whether an emergency crown or a...
January 11, 2016   From left: Sarah Knox, PhD; Natalie Hastings, DMD; and Biana Roykh, DDSSeveral School of Dentistry faculty and alumni have received industry accolades.Sarah Knox, PhD, assistant professor...
January 4, 2016 The dental practice of Dr. Loeta Robles (right) was once that of her mentor, Dr. Barbro Beckett (left).By Bill SteinSometimes one’s career path takes one far and wide. Sometimes it may be right under...
January 4, 2016 When Francis S. was born, nobody knew whether he’d survive. His whole life, strangers have underestimated him just because he looks different. Despite this, he found the strength to fight against...
January 4, 2016 Linda Centore at the UCSF Dental CenterPhoto by Elisabeth FallThe health of a large urban population — typically diverse in everything from age, race and ethnicity to sexual preference, language,...