Students

TDA Smiles Foundation Scholarship Recipients Lauren Brubaker and Tianne Yarbrough

Brubaker and Yarbrough receive TDA Smiles Foundation Scholarship

Lauren Brubaker Each year two first-year dental students are awarded the Texas Dental Association Smiles Foundation Scholarship, a $1,000 award. Continue Reading →

Articles

Spotlight on summer enrichment program alums

Spotlight on summer enrichment program alums

Q&A: The road to dentistry with Chelsea K. Hooper Chelsea Hooper is a senior business fellows and biology double major at Baylor University in Waco, Texas. Her interest in the dental profession began early. It was through attending courses like the Summer Predental Enrichment Program — offered at Texas A&M University Baylor College of Dentistry […]

January 12, 2015
Reducing tooth decay one sealant at a time

Reducing tooth decay one sealant at a time

Dental sealants have been compared to vaccinations because they, too, provide a preventative measure against a health threat by guarding against a common dental culprit known as a cavity. Because the cost of placing dental sealants is much less than treating tooth decay once it develops, Texas A&M University Baylor College of Dentistry provides extensive […]

January 6, 2015
Spotlight on summer enrichment program alums

Spotlight on summer enrichment program alums

Q&A: The road to dentistry with Hunter Acord This senior biomedical sciences major at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi completed the dental school’s Summer Predental Enrichment Program in 2014. In this first in a series of columns featuring SPEP alumni, Acord shares how his experiences at Texas A&M University Baylor College of Dentistry have shaped his […]

January 5, 2015

Featured

Janie Villarreal demonstrates brushing techniques to elmentary school students.

TAMBCD planting seeds early to address access to dental care

Janie Villarreal demonstrates brushing techniques to students at Ignacio Zaragoza Elementary. If Project Dental Awareness had been available to Aja Continue Reading →

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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

A holiday feast that’s good for your teeth

A holiday feast that’s good for your teeth

There’s another thing to be grateful for this Thanksgiving: Many elements of the traditional Turkey Day fare nourish your health and smile. Thanksgiving — that tried-and-true American holiday with origins tracing back to autumn 1621 — is unique in that the modern-day version revolves almost entirely around a meal. Lucky for us, much of the […]

November 24, 2014
Restoration in progress

Restoration in progress

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

November 10, 2014
Addressing disease hazards in the dental setting

Addressing disease hazards in the dental setting

Time spent at a medical office, where illness is expected, can create a fair amount of apprehension. One person’s persistent sneezing causes another to reach for an extra dollop of hand sanitizer. A patient’s wracking cough makes those in the vicinity think twice before taking a deep breath. Visiting the dentist’s office doesn’t necessarily prompt […]

November 6, 2014