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Talon Davis plays the double bass on the 17th floor of Roberts Hospital at Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas.

A day in their scrubs

Meet first-year dental student Talon Davis. Four years ago, Talon Davis embarked on a career as a professional musician. A double bassist, he Continue Reading →

Articles

TAMBCD planting seeds early to address access to dental care

TAMBCD planting seeds early to address access to dental care

If Project Dental Awareness had been available to Aja Walker when she was in early elementary school, she probably would have soaked up the hands-on activities delivered right to her campus. This initiative of Texas A&M University Baylor College of Dentistry reaches approximately 2,500 schoolchildren each year in the Dallas area. Its purpose is two-fold: […]

December 9, 2014
New quality enhancement plan for TAMBCD

New quality enhancement plan for TAMBCD

Faculty and students alike stand to benefit from a new quality enhancement plan that will launch this month at Texas A&M University Baylor College of Dentistry. The new plan, titled “Teaching, Evaluating and Applying Critical Thinking in Healthcare” — TEACTH — aims to enhance the integration of critical thinking skills within the dental curriculum. The […]

November 12, 2014
TAMBCD’s pipeline program making strides for access to education and health care, Lacy tells House committee

TAMBCD’s pipeline program making strides for access to education and health care, Lacy tells House committee

When Dr. Ernie Lacy graduated from Texas A&M University Baylor College of Dentistry in 1994, she was one of eight students who identified themselves as underrepresented minorities. At that time, the group constituted just 8 percent of her graduating class. The underrepresented minority composition of the state was different 20 years ago, as well. Today, […]

October 10, 2014

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Addressing disease hazards in the dental setting

Dispensary Technician Jermaine Miller preps instruments for washing in the college's central sterilization area. Time spent at a medical office, Continue Reading →

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Alumni

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In touch with alumni: Q&A with Dr. Celeste Latham

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

Restoration in progress

Restoration in progress

Eyes, ears, noses, even faces: TAMBCD center restores what’s missing

November 10, 2014
Progress Notes: navigating the mires of social media

Progress Notes: navigating the mires of social media

Leigh Ann Wyatt watches an interesting transformation take place each fall. In her role as assistant professor and preclinical dental hygiene course director in the Caruth School of Dental Hygiene at Texas A&M University Baylor College of Dentistry, she sees her students grow and change throughout the semester. It’s something she refers to as their […]

November 5, 2014
Dark chocolate: subtle trick or ideal treat?

Dark chocolate: subtle trick or ideal treat?

This Halloween, a little dark chocolate might not be frightful when coupled with moderation and good oral hygiene. Halloween is fraught with the perils of cavity-inducing candies and tempting treats. Lip-smacking sour gummies, ooey gooey caramel and the lingering indulgence of hard candies and fruit chews can get to the best of us, but these […]

October 30, 2014