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“Elevating Patient-Centered Restorative Care: Integrating Technology and Biology to Optimize Outcomes”

Friday, September 30, 2022 8:45am to 4:30pm
Dental Science Building
“Elevating Patient-Centered Restorative Care: Integrating Technology and Biology to Optimize Outcomes” Drs. John Syrbu, Robert Bowers, Marcela Hernandez, Marcos Vargas, Chris Barwacz, and Anvita Maharishi Sept. 30, 2022 Register today! College of Dentistry, Galagans B/C Auditorium Presented by: Department of Family Dentistry Please register before Sept. 16, 2022   Program and Objectives The landscape of restorative dentistry is advancing at an unprecedented pace due to evolving digital...
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College of Dentistry Pregame Social (Iowa vs. Michigan)

Saturday, October 1, 2022 (all day)
Dental Science Building
ENJOY HAWKEYE CAMARADERIE AT OUR DENTAL TAILGATE! Please join us outside in the white tent on the east side of the College of Dentistry.  Iowa vs. Michigan (ANF Black & Gold Spirit Game) Time: 8 a.m. Sponsored by Crest Oral-B Register today!
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Pregame Professional Program (Michigan)

Saturday, October 1, 2022 8:00am
Prof. Karen Baker “Alternative Medicine: Trends or Trash?” CE Credit 2.0 hours relicensure credit/Lecture Course Register today!
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Houston, TX Dental Alumni Reception

Thursday, October 13, 2022 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Hilton Americas-Houston
The College of Dentistry is thrilled to host a dental alumni reception in conjunction with the ADA Annual Meeting. All dentists, dental hygienists, spouses, guests and staff are cordially invited.  Event Details: Thursday, Oct. 13, 2022 5:30–7:30 p.m. Hilton Americas-Houston 1600 Lamar Street Houston, Texas 3rd Floor, Room 336B Register online at:
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Hawkeyes at IDEAS22

Thursday, June 2, 2022
The 2022 Iowa Dental Association's annual meeting (IDEAS) was held at the end of April in Des Moines. The University of Iowa held an alumni reception at the annual meeting, and since it was the first in-person annual meeting since the pandemic began, the event announced and presented numerous award winners, which including many Hawkeyes! 
Fireworks over the Old Capitol

Two fourth-year dental students recognized for efforts to promote inclusive education

Thursday, May 19, 2022
Fourth-year dental students Chichi Adeleke and Megha Puranam both received awards at the Center for Inclusive Academic Excellence Graduation Reception. Adeleke received the Dean's Achievement Award, and Puranam received the Student Leadership Award. Puranam also delivered the keynote address at the reception.
Azeez Butali with Waheed Awotoye

Butali recognized for his efforts as a mentor

Thursday, May 19, 2022
Butali serves as a mentor to numerous other students and researchers, and on May 12, he received a Faculty Award recognizing those efforts. Butali’s students shared their appreciation with the Hawkeye Smile for their mentor.
Hong Chen

Iowa Dental Faculty Lead National Effort on Advancing Predoctoral Dental Education in Temporomandibular Disorders

Thursday, May 12, 2022
Temporomandibular disorders (TMD) are the second-most common form of musculoskeletal pain, affecting up to one-third of Americans. Iowa dental faculty are on the cutting-edge of TMD care and are leading the way in ensuring that dental students receive adequate and proper education for understanding, preventing, and treating TMD.
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