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.
July 19, 2012
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.
February 10, 2012
Pediatric dentist Ling Zhan, an assistant professor in the UCSF School of Dentistry, is working to better understand the risk factors for cavities, and balance these with proven prevention measures, which has proven to be successful by adults.
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.
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.
June 10, 2011
The UCSF School of Dentistry recently established the Global Oral Health program, whose members hosted an inaugural symposium on May 23. Leaders of major health initiatives from around the world participated.
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.”
February 03, 2011
The UCSF School of Dentistry will offer free cleanings, exams, dental sealants and fluoride treatments as part of the nationwide “Give Kids a Smile Day.”
January 13, 2011
January 06, 2011
With advances in dental practice, kids today are getting fewer cavities, right?