Students

D3 James Browning in the Baylor Health Sciences Library

A day in their scrubs

Meet third-year dental student James Browning. When James Browning started his undergraduate coursework at Texas A&M University-Commerce, he Continue Reading →

Articles

Miles ahead

Miles ahead

Runathon, matching donations generate $30,000 for TAMBCD Social Services Dental Care Fund. On Aug. 21, Miles for Smiles organizers presented a $10,000 check for the Social Services Dental Care Fund at Texas A&M University Baylor College of Dentistry. Matching donations mean $30,000 will be directed toward the fund, which helps patients in the Dallas area […]

August 27, 2015
Operation Lone Star: Students aid Hidalgo County

Operation Lone Star: Students aid Hidalgo County

The need for medical and dental care in South Texas is great. According to area news reports, just five minutes after doors opened on July 27, Operation Lone Star hit capacity for its dental and vision services provided for free on a first-come, first-served basis at La Joya Palmview High School. And that was after […]

July 28, 2015
Meeting the demand for patient-centered care

Meeting the demand for patient-centered care

The advent of new health care delivery models calls for professionals to focus on the total health needs of patients, and TAMBCD has responded with plans for community training expansion and a revamped postdoctoral degree program. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has pledged its support to this cause with $5.4 million in […]

July 16, 2015

Featured

Fourth-year dental student Ticole Nguyen demonstrates the process for waxing a tooth.

Waxing a tooth: a handy how-to column

Fourth-year student Ticole Nguyen’s approach to this dental school essential It’s one of the first things incoming students learn during their Continue Reading →

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Alumni

Photo: Omni Dallas Hotel

Omni Hotel the destination for alumni reception, dental hygiene luncheon 

Dental and dental hygiene alumni of Texas A&M University Baylor College of Dentistry are invited to join their classmates for a homecoming Continue Reading →

Experts

Managing infectious diseases: Brauman-Bell Lectureship offers a closer look

Managing infectious diseases: Brauman-Bell Lectureship offers a closer look

The recent Ebola outbreak has created a heightened awareness of the fact that infectious diseases are often just a plane ride away — and it has health care providers taking a closer look at how communicable diseases are managed. Dr. Michael T. Osterholm will discuss “Infectious Diseases in a Crazy Modern World,” during the biennial […]

September 3, 2015
Those who floss, and those who just say they do

Those who floss, and those who just say they do

More than a quarter of all adults lie to their dentists about how much they floss, according to a recent survey from the American Academy of Periodontology. Now TAMBCD experts and health care partners weigh in on what’s fueling the trend and how to change the course of this provider-patient dialogue. The well-trained dental mind […]

September 3, 2015
Progress Notes: instilling a legacy of learning

Progress Notes: instilling a legacy of learning

It might just be that Dr. Kay Mash is a natural-born teacher. She started her career in private practice in Little Rock, Ark., but when the time came for her family to move to Texas, she made the transition to academics and joined the faculty at Texas A&M University Baylor College of Dentistry. That was […]

August 5, 2015