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Masterful connections

Masterful connections

In 1955, Caruth School of Dental Hygiene’s first class of 32 students began a journey that would lead to their distinction as the first dental hygiene graduates in the state of Texas. Six decades later, clinical care is still a primary educational focus, but the dental hygiene program has evolved in the years since its… Continue Reading →

January 21, 2016
Supporting team science

Supporting team science

First round of awards given during Dec. 4 Biomaterials Interest Group meeting Team science has come to the fore as researchers look to innovative methods to create novel therapies for some of our country’s most pressing health concerns. The Biomaterials Interest Group of Dallas-Fort Worth — BIG-DFW — is a North Texas consortium comprising several… Continue Reading →

December 10, 2015
Oral Lichen Planus Support Group to feature Dr. Stephen Challacombe

Oral Lichen Planus Support Group to feature Dr. Stephen Challacombe

International experts will weigh in on the effectiveness of treatments for lichen planus during Texas A&M University Baylor College of Dentistry’s International Oral Lichen Planus Support Group Wednesday, Nov. 18, at 2 p.m. CST. The online support group will feature Dr. Stephen Challacombe, Martin Rushton Professor of Oral Medicine at King’s College in London along… Continue Reading →

November 10, 2015

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TAMBCD researchers awarded AAE grant for retrospective case-control study

The obturation material used in initial root canals could possibly make a difference in the treatment’s ultimate success or failure, say Department of Endodontics researchers Dr. Gerald Glickman, department chair and graduate program director, Associate Professor Dr. Jenny He and graduate student Dr. Benjamin Barborka. With a $10,000, one-year grant from the American Association of… Continue Reading →

February 5, 2016
Progress Notes

Progress Notes

Clinical challenges and technological innovations: the perfect mix for this residency director Dr. Amirali Zandinejad has one of those minds that strives to understand concepts in great detail. It’s what led him to seek a cumulative eight years of training after receiving his dental degree in 1996. After two years of practice in public health,… Continue Reading →

February 4, 2016
Helping bone heal faster

Helping bone heal faster

Where science, engineering and medicine converge: Findings result in merit-based travel award for this TAMBCD postdoctoral research associate. What if the healing process for a dental implant could take, on average, just five weeks? It’s a far cry from the two- to four-month time frame often required in implant cases. Findings from Texas A&M University… Continue Reading →

January 29, 2016