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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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Jennifer Sukalski discussing her research with Susan McKernan

Improving Dental Outcomes for Underserved Populations

Thursday, December 16, 2021
After working as a dental hygienist for several years, PhD candidate Jennifer Sukalski began pursuing health disparities research on access and use of dental care in Iowa. Her research looks at barriers to dental care in a holistic manner taking into account perceived social status.
Xi Chen and his research team

Incorporating Dental Care into Palliative Care

Thursday, December 9, 2021
Palliative care is a specialized form of health care that attempts to meet the needs of the whole patient, taking into account each patient’s values and goals to make informed decisions about managing pain and treatments. Xi Chen is bringing insights about palliative care to dentistry, focusing on improving oral health awareness, relieving pain, and helping a patient live as well as possible for the rest of their life.
Bob and Jerilee Williams at their front door with their dogs

Alumni Provide Funds for Advanced Training Opportunities in Operative Dentistry

Thursday, December 9, 2021
Bob Williams (’73 D.D.S.) and Jerilee Williams generously donated $150,000 to the Operative Dentistry Advanced Education Program to support, promote and achieve excellence in Operative Dentistry through enhanced training opportunities provided through the Advanced Education Program and its residents.  
Patient-Centered Dental Home (PCDH) Quality Indicators Clearinghouse on a Computer

Patient-Centered Dental Home, Dental Quality Indicators Clearinghouse Release

Thursday, December 9, 2021
The University of Iowa Public Policy Center's Patient-Centered Dental Home project is designed to improve the organization and delivery of dental care in a variety of care settings and in an integrated manner with other health care services. As part of this project, the PPC developed an interactive, online PCDH Clearinghouse of approximately 500 oral health quality measures and standards, which is now available.
Students studying outdoors at Iowa Memorial Union

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