As families took to the streets to enjoy community festivals, many also got the opportunity to be proactive about their health, thanks to a volunteer effort by UC San Francisco faculty and students. More than 120 people participated in free dental screenings at the Cesar Chavez Festival in the Mission District on April 12 and the Bayview Sunday Streets event on May 4.
April 10, 2014
UCSF will offer free adult and children’s dental screenings at the Cesar Chavez Festival.
August 02, 2013
UCSF School of Dentistry students hit the Sunday Streets event in the city’s Mission District last weekend to offer free oral exams to children.
July 25, 2013
UCSF will offer free dental screenings and health education in the Mission District this weekend as part of San Francisco's "Sunday Streets."
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.
August 01, 2012
Children Receive Dental Services and Education at UCSF
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.
January 10, 2012
Medical geneticist Ophir Klein's studies of stem cells in tooth development and of stem cell changes in the gut may lead to new strategies for regenerating teeth and for treating craniofacial abnormalities.