July 16, 2013
Ophir Klein, MD, PhD, and Peter Sargent, PhD, were recently named to two new leadership positions in the UCSF School of Dentistry.
August 09, 2012
Sjögren's syndrome largely was unknown to the American public until tennis star Venus Williams withdrew from the U.S. Open last year and announced she had the autoimmune disease, in which a person’s white blood cells attack glands that produce tears and saliva.
August 08, 2012
Maria Orellana, DDS, PhD, assistant professor in the UCSF School of Dentistry, has long observed that Latino parents are often more resistant to having their children get braces or retainers to straighten teeth than parents of other ethnicities. She found out why.
July 27, 2012
UCSF School of Dentistry residents performed free dental screenings for dozens of children during a sunny Bayview Opera House Sunday Streets last weekend.
July 19, 2012
William Bird, DDS, DPH, who retired last year after 22 years at the UCSF School of Dentistry, died on Jan. 18, 2012. He was 78.
May 17, 2012
UCSF School of Dentistry's Global Oral Health Symposium 2012 repeated and expanded on the success of last year's inaugural event, bringing greater visibility to vital oral health issues worldwide, and the extraordinary international effort to address them.
June 13, 2011
Students, residents and faculty from the UCSF School of Dentistry performed dental screenings and applied fluoride varnishes to promote early detection for tooth decay in children in partnership between UCSF, the California State Assembly and the San Francisco Board of Supervisors.
March 11, 2011
Students say they agree with the recent accreditation report that recognizes UCSF for “exemplary levels of student achievement" and for its “many indicators of a rich learning environment, students learning outcomes and diversity.”
January 05, 2011
Susan Hyde, an award-winning professor and scientist with the UCSF School of Dentistry, promotes practices that preserve oral health and quality of life for both patients and practitioners.
November 11, 2010
Ophir Klein wants to use stem cells to grow teeth. Because teeth are simple in comparison to large, vital organs, they may serve as a proving ground for regenerative medicine.
October 13, 2010
John Greenspan, a distinguished professor of oral pathology and pathology in the schools of dentistry and medicine, respectively, has been appointed associate dean for Global Oral Health in the UCSF School of Dentistry.
July 29, 2010
Sally Marshall has received the International Association for Dental Research (IADR) 2010 Wilmer Souder Distinguished Scientist Award.
February 26, 2010
John Greenspan, whose dental and oral health research has led to major contributions to HIV research and care, is the recipient of the 2010 American Association for Dental Research Distinguished Scientist Award.
January 08, 2010
From deadly snake bites to babies born in animal sheds, Joe Niemczura recounts vivid and often-troubling experiences as a volunteer instructor and nurse in Nepal.