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Basic Life Support (BLS) Recertification (FULL)

Thursday, August 18, 2022 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Live Demonstration Course: Basic Life Support (BLS) Recertification This course qualifies the enrollee a certification by the American Heart Association for Basic Life Support (BLS), upon successful demonstration and exam, and the cost is $65 (College of Dentistry staff) or $75 (general public).   Course Registration (classes will be limited to nine participants; once a class reaches the nine participant max, registration for that class will then close. Please select another class if you...
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Olin Family Visiting Lectureship: Utilization of Periodontal Plastic Surgery to Assist in the Esthetic Outcome

Friday, September 9, 2022 8:45am to 4:30pm
Dental Science Building
Olin Family Visiting Lectureship “Utilization of Periodontal Plastic Surgery to Assist in the Esthetic Outcome”  September 9, 2022 Register today! College of Dentistry, Galagans B/C Auditorium Please register before August 26, 2022 Program and Objectives This program will detail how challenging cases can be corrected so that the restorative dentist can face these challenges with more esthetic options. Periodontists will gain insight into how they can best help patients through refined...
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Pregame Professional Program (Iowa State)

Saturday, September 10, 2022 8:00am
Dr. Carrie McKnight, “Infection Control Updates” Dr. Cindy Marek, “Xerostomia Management: New and Improved” CE Credit 2.0 hours relicensure credit/Lecture Course Register today!
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2022 College of Dentistry Alumni Weekend

Friday, September 16, 2022 (all day)
The College of Dentistry Alumni Reunion Weekend is scheduled for September 16-17, 2022 for class years ending in 2s and 7s.  Register here for the 2022 Alumni Reunion!   Schedule of Events: Friday, Sept. 16 8:30 a.m.     Registration – Galagan Lobby, 1st Floor (Continental Breakfast) 9:15 a.m.     Welcome & Opening Remarks  9:40 a.m.     Continuing Education Program  Dr. Clark Stanford, “Interdisciplinary Care in the Rehabilitation of Complex Patient Care Situations” Dr. Chris Barwacz,...
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Kyungsup Shin

NIH R01 grant awarded to orthodontics faculty

Thursday, August 11, 2022
The National Institutes of Health recently announced a $3.2M R01 grant awarded to Dr. Kyungsup Shin and his research team to develop a new approach to reconstruction of orofacial clefts using personalized biomimetic scaffolds. This project is one component of a larger project developing more effective treatments for children born with cleft lip and palate.
John Syrbu

Project evaluating photography in shade matching receives clinical research grant

Wednesday, August 10, 2022
The college’s Clinical/Dental Education Research Initiative Support Program (CRISP) supported John Syrbu’s project on the impact of digital photography on laboratory-fabricated dental restorations to support the college’s clinical research mission. This project will be the first quantitative measure of the influence of digital photography in shade matching and lays the foundation for establishing clinical guidelines for practice.
Akimasa Tsujimoto

Dentistry faculty receives industry-sponsored grant to improve ceramic veneers outcomes

Wednesday, August 10, 2022
The Japanese company, Kuraray, awarded Akimasa Tsujimoto a grant to investigate whether their newly developed light-cure resin luting cement will effectively reduce wear and prevent gap formations between ceramic veneers and teeth. This project shows the value of industry-academic partnerships to meet industry needs and improve clinical practices.
Rohit Nair

Dry mouth project receives clinical research grant

Thursday, August 4, 2022
Advances in dental care occur because of a strong clinical research program. The college’s Clinical/Dental Education Research Initiative Support Program (CRISP) supported a project currently led by Rohit Nair on the factors that are clinically associated with dry mouth (xerostomia) among older adults. The goal is, ultimately, to improve dental care for older adult patients suffering from dry mouth.
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