Students

Dr. Ross Pulver '14 and Dr. Lauren Carney '12

Challenging orthodontic treatment assumptions through research

Recent graduate students receive awards Orthodontists have long held the assumption that once a person stops growing, it is no longer possible to Continue Reading →

Articles

Removing aging barriers in patient care

Removing aging barriers in patient care

As much of the baby boomer generation approaches 65, the need for oral health care providers to be aware of the concerns of an aging population becomes paramount. While much of this population is active and healthy, barriers to care can often include: chronic medical problems; multiple medications; and cognitive impairments.  Among the solutions to […]

May 18, 2015
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

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This split screen diagram reveals a tooth with a crack that can be treated and one with a fracture so deep that the tooth cannot be saved.

Endodontics spotlight

Saving cracked teeth begins with early diagnosis and patient awareness It may begin as a tiny fissure on the chewing surface of the tooth. The Continue Reading →

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Alumni

Alumni past-president Dr. Celeste Latham passes the gavel to new president Dr. Lee Kavanagh

Kavanagh assumes leadership of Alumni Association as focus expands to include students and recent graduates

Dr. Lee Kavanagh ’02 is the new president of the Baylor College of Dentistry Alumni Association. A general dentist who practices in College Continue Reading →

Experts

Endodontics spotlight

Endodontics spotlight

Saving cracked teeth begins with early diagnosis and patient awareness It may begin as a tiny fissure on the chewing surface of the tooth. The patient may not even be aware of its presence as repeated stress causes the crack to advance downward, dangerously close to the pulp — nerve and blood vessels — and […]

April 30, 2015
Lecture signals rebirth of craniofacial research center

Lecture signals rebirth of craniofacial research center

Marybeth Francis, a DMD/PhD student at the University of Illinois at Chicago, shared with an audience of clinicians and basic scientists the details of her research into the cellular mechanisms behind exacerbated periodontitis in diabetic patients. The purpose of Francis’ presentation wasn’t solely to share the connection between this chronic condition and its impact on […]

April 16, 2015
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