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July 30, 2014
A UCSF physician who treats birth defects affecting the face has teamed up with a European expert on animal evolution to create rodent teeth that harken back in evolutionary time.
July 24, 2014
A new technology uses near-infrared light to better detect cavities without the radiation of X-rays. It's one of several innovations that could soon change your dental chair experience.
May 28, 2014
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."
July 19, 2013
Stem-cell researchers at UCSF have found a key role for a protein called BMI1 that may help scientists direct the development of tissues to replace damaged organs in the human body.
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.
June 13, 2013
The UCSF School of Dentistry celebrated commencement on June 7 as students in the dental hygiene and dental class of 2013 received their degrees at a ceremony at Davies Symphony Hall.
June 04, 2013
Researchers are investigating the connection between gum infections and kidney disease, a new and emerging field of study.

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