Students

This infographic depicts dental students climbing a "mountain of debt," which is accompanied with several statistics regarding student loan debt.

Taking action now to influence the future of dentistry

Source: American Dental Education Association TAMBCD students discuss school loan debt with lawmakers during national lobby day As dental student Continue Reading →

Articles

Niessen Symposium to address dental care for geriatric patients

Niessen Symposium to address dental care for geriatric patients

The burgeoning retirement-age population in the U.S. and its ever-increasing impact on dental care will be highlighted during the third annual Linda C. Niessen Geriatric Dentistry Symposium at Texas A&M University Baylor College of Dentistry. This year’s May 15 event will feature Dr. Eleonore Paunovich, director of oral health clinical programs for geriatric and special […]

April 23, 2015
Running for oral health care

Running for oral health care

Now entering its seventh year, the Miles for Smiles runathon becomes an official TAMBCD event Since spring 2009 Miles for Smiles — the brainchild of predental students from the University of Texas at Dallas — has raised $24,755 for the Social Services Fund at Texas A&M University Baylor College of Dentistry. A collaborative effort among […]

April 23, 2015
11th Annual Jesse T. Bullard Lectureship in Prosthodontics to feature Mayo Clinic speaker

11th Annual Jesse T. Bullard Lectureship in Prosthodontics to feature Mayo Clinic speaker

Dr. Steven Eckert, program director for prosthodontics at the Mayo Graduate School and professor emeritus at the Mayo Medical School, will discuss issues related to the future of implant dentistry during the 11th Annual Jesse T. Bullard Lectureship in Prosthodontics and Implant Dentistry on April 18. The Texas A&M Baylor College of Dentistry event will examine […]

April 14, 2015

Featured

Marybeth Francis, DMD/PhD student at the University of Illinois at Chicago, talks to a TAMBCD audience on April 16.

Lecture signals rebirth of craniofacial research center

Marybeth Francis, DMD/PhD student at the University of Illinois at Chicago, talks to a TAMBCD audience on April 16. Marybeth Francis, a DMD/PhD Continue Reading →

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Alumni

Dr. Chad Capps stands in one of the hallways of the dental school

Putting the right foot forward: Q&A with Dr. Chad Capps ’08, ’14

The Great Expectations program, by default, involves networking. For many dental students, this manifests a sense of professionalism and a 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