Students

First-year dental hygiene student Briana Bonney with the book "Born to Run"

A day in their scrubs

Meet first-year dental hygiene student Briana Bonney. But you can call her Breezy. After attending a couple meetings of the Dallas Dental Continue Reading →

Articles

Center of Excellence Conference 2015

Center of Excellence Conference 2015

There is no question that a health care gap exists in the U.S., but what exactly determines effective ways to deal with oral health disparities? During the March 28 Center of Excellence Conference at Texas A&M University Baylor College of Dentistry, attendees will get a closer look at how oral health disparities are influenced by: […]

March 9, 2015

Resident-led meeting offers patient care philosophies, perspective beyond curriculum

An endodontic residency — like any in the oral health and medical professions — can be all encompassing. Dr. Robert Roda ’93, president of the American Association of Endodontists, refers to it as “living and breathing everything you can get about endodontics.” The only caveat is that this knowledge comes from the perspective of only […]

March 3, 2015
Second student-run Give Kids a Smile event in the works, complete with follow-up care referrals

Second student-run Give Kids a Smile event in the works, complete with follow-up care referrals

Give Kids a Smile, a tradition more than a decade in the making, rallies public and private dental practices, dental schools and dental professional organizations nationwide to provide free oral health services to children in need. On Feb. 28, TAMBCD students will serve pediatric patients at a second annual Give Kids a Smile Event, with […]

February 17, 2015

Featured

Dr. Don Le works in the Urgent Care Clinic at the UT Houston dental school

The giver

Just seven years after Don Le's harrowing escape from Vietnam, a North Texas dental school decided to take a chance on the self-described "immigrant Continue Reading →

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Alumni

Laurie Inglis, dental hygiene alumna, Class of 2002, in one of the TAMBCD dental clinics

In touch with alumni: Q&A with Laurie Inglis

This NewsStand quick-read offers a glimpse into the lives of Texas A&M Baylor College of Dentistry alums, each with a different approach to the Continue Reading →

Experts

Biomedical researchers investigate multiple aspects of periodontitis etiology

Biomedical researchers investigate multiple aspects of periodontitis etiology

After examining the latest research findings dealing with periodontitis and the periodontal ligament in mouse models, the Department of Biomedical Sciences at Texas A&M University Baylor College of Dentistry recently published papers in two professional journals. TAMBCD faculty contributed to the cover article of the March 2015 International Journal of Biological Sciences, which explains how […]

March 16, 2015
Verma’s talk on 3-D navigational surgery gleans international media attention

Verma’s talk on 3-D navigational surgery gleans international media attention

Suzanne Verma, anaplastologist and assistant professor in oral and maxillofacial surgery at Texas A&M University Baylor College of Dentistry, spoke to a national audience Feb. 13 regarding facial prosthetic reconstruction and accompanying planning for 3-D navigational surgery of the head and face. Her presentation, in conjunction with a surgeon and an orthodontist from two other […]

February 19, 2015
New findings could revolutionize dogma on bone formation in the temporomandibular joint

New findings could revolutionize dogma on bone formation in the temporomandibular joint

Findings from researchers at Texas A&M University Baylor College of Dentistry could prove to upend previous dogma on bone formation in the temporomandibular joint. The current school of thought on bone formation in the mandibular condyle, the rounded knob where the mandible and upper jaw meet, is that cartilage cells — called chondrocytes — must […]

February 11, 2015