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August 9, 2016 One of Dr. James Giblin's favorite hobbies is creating gourmet pizzas, baked in his wood-fired oven. Courtesy of Dr. James GiblinThis is the first in a series of profiles of School of Dentistry...
August 5, 2016 iStockBy Alec Rosenberg, UC NewsroomTo floss or not to floss, that is suddenly the question.For decades, the federal government and dentists have recommended flossing daily to prevent cavities and...
August 4, 2016 Dean Featherstone's August 2016 columnThe essential mission of supporting our faculty is manifold, but one of the most important aspects — for both faculty and for the school — is financial. Creating...
July 26, 2016 By Terri Hunter-DavisEven if you’re not a basketball fan, chances are you’ve seen Golden State Warrior Stephen Curry absently gnawing on a U-shaped bit of plastic.Curry’s mouthguard is perhaps the...
July 25, 2016 As we look at the five focus areas of our five-year strategic plan, the spotlight this month shines on people.In order to attract and retain the best faculty, staff, students and trainees, we strive...
July 18, 2016 Sumaia Villela/Agência BrasilA child with microcephaly, a birth defect often linked to Zika virus infection during pregnancy.By Laura KurtzmanZika virus can infect numerous cell types in the human...
July 5, 2016 A number of School of Dentistry faculty and students made the trek last month to Seoul, South Korea, to attend the International Association of Dental Research General Session.Four students — D4s...
July 5, 2016 The CAMBRA protocol can help dentists tailor treatment to help prevent dental caries, or cavities.By Leigh BeesonTaking patients’ risk of developing dental caries (“cavities”) into account can help...
July 1, 2016 Dean Featherstone's July 2016 columnIt costs upwards of $200,000 — tuition, fees and supplies — to earn a DDS degree here at UCSF.While we compare favorably against dental schools at private...
July 1, 2016 Left image: Dr. Mark Kirkland (left), Ulrich Memorial Award recipient Jin Wan Kim and Dean John D.B. Featherstone. Center image: Hu-Friedy representative Mark Ziemkowski (left), Jenny Huang, Dr....