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Vail Ski and Dental CE

Monday, January 23 to Friday, January 27, 2023 (all day)
The Lodge at Vail
Ski, Relax and Learn at These Continuing Education Opportunities! Vail, Colorado Jan. 23-27, 2023 Register today!  *Course registration fee does NOT include hotel room. To learn more about this event, please visit click here.

Live Distance Course: Dealing with Interesting Pediatric Patients

Friday, February 10, 2023 8:30am to 12:15pm
Virtual
February 10, 2023 Cost: $79 Hours: 3.5 Title: Dealing with Interesting Pediatric Patients Instructors: Dr. Kecia Leary and Dr. Heidi Steinkamp Unique times call for unique measures. It is important to recognize that changing family dynamics plus the pandemic have had a toll on our families and this has impacted our pediatric patients and their behavior at the dentist. This session will provide guidance to oral health providers on how to help navigate the changing behaviors of pediatric...

Live Distance Course: Digital Smile Planning: Veneer preps, computer design, and material’s indication

Friday, March 10, 2023 8:30am to 12:15pm
Virtual
March 10, 2023 Cost: $79 Hours: 3.5 Title: Digital Smile Planning: Veneer preps, computer design, and material’s indication Instructor: Dr. Thiago Porto The course intent is to give a general idea on how to initiate treatment planning with digital smile software (keynote or power point) and list several software programs that are available in the market. We will address the importance on esthetic cases on veneer preps and how they can be best performed for computer design. We will also...

Live Distance Course: Thinking Game for Maxillary Full Arch Implant Restorations

Friday, April 14, 2023 8:30am to 12:15pm
Virtual
April 14, 2023 Cost: $79 Hours: 3.5 Title: Thinking Game for Maxillary Full Arch Implant Restorations Instructor: Dr. Aaron Cho This course will be about how to approach the maxillary fill arch implant restorations. Now, full-arch implant restoration treatment is very important and popular because of CAD CAM technology and new strong material development. The lecture will provide the idea of how to make a treatment plan for maxillary edentulous patients and include clinical steps for this...
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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.
Learning about clinical care at the 2022 IASDA Summer Academy

2022 IASDA Pre-Dental Summer Academy draws students from around the country

Thursday, July 14, 2022
The 2022 IASDA Pre-Dental Summer Academy was a great success! For three days at the end of June, a group of students from all over the country came to Iowa to learn about dental school and the application process while gaining some hands-on experience simulating life as a dental student.
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