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Basic Life Support (BLS) Recertification

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 9 participants; once a class reaches the 9 participant max, registration for that class will then close. Please select another class if you find that...
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Olin Family Visiting Lectureship: Utilization of Periodontal Plastic Surgery to Assist in the Esthetic Outcome

Friday, September 9, 2022 (all day)
Olin Family Visiting Lectureship “Utilization of Periodontal Plastic Surgery to Assist in the Esthetic Outcome”  Dr. Peter Nordland
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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” 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 Sept. 16-17, 2022 for class years ending in 2s and 7s. The official Alumni Reunion brochure has been mailed. Registration will be open shortly!   Schedule of Events: Friday, September 16 8:30 AM                             Registration – Galagan Lobby, 1st Floor (Continental Breakfast) 9:15 AM                              Welcome & Opening Remarks                 9:40 AM – 1:00 PM            Continuing Education Program...
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Two Iowa Dental Students Earn NIH Student Research Awards

Thursday, March 24, 2022
Second-year dental students Frank Boksa and Mary Young have been awarded NIH Summer Dental Student Research Awards to conduct research at the National Institute for Dental and Craniofacial Research in Maryland.
Steve Levy

Levy Awarded Grant to Develop and Implement New Specialized Statistical Analyses of Iowa Fluoride Study Data

Thursday, March 24, 2022
Steve Levy and Chandler Pendleton received a new grant to analyze data obtained from the Iowa Fluoride Study using a new statistical analysis tool that can improve understanding and identify relationships between caries and fluorosis.
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UI Impacting Future of Women in Dentistry Since 1887

Wednesday, March 23, 2022
Written by: Emily Nelson
Starting with our first female graduate, Jessie Ritchey, in 1887 and continuing to this day, Iowa has proven itself a trailblazer for women in dentistry. The Class of 2024 is the first in the University of Iowa College of Dentistry’s history to have more female students than male students—helping move the national dentistry workforce closer to gender parity.
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University of Iowa College of Dentistry Receives Prestigious Gies Award for Achievement

Wednesday, March 23, 2022
During the 2022 ADEA Annual Session on March 21, the ADEAGies Foundation presented the University of Iowa with a 2022 William J. Gies Award for Achievement for Academic Dental Institutions. This award recognizes Iowa’s cutting-edge Geriatric and Special Needs Program, led by director Howard Cowen, the Delta Dental of Iowa Foundation Professor in Geriatrics and Special Needs.
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78 %

of iowa dentists graduated from the University of Iowa college of Dentistry

Graduating dental students

10 th

national ranking for research funding

Pediatric Patient Smiles

90 %

of incoming dental students chose Iowa because of the innovative curriculum