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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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2023 Osbon Memorial Lecture

Saturday, April 22, 2023 8:00am to 7:00pm
Dental Science Building
The 2023 Donald B. Osbon Memorial Lecture will be held on Saturday, April 22, 2023, in the Galagan Auditorium at the University of Iowa College of Dentistry. This event qualifies for 6 CE credits and is free to participants who pre-register. The keynote speaker will be Daniel Buser, professor and chair of the Department of Oral Surgery at the University of Bern in Switzerland and a part-time lecturer on restorative dentistry and biomaterials science at Harvard School of Dental Medicine.
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SHPEP Class of 2022

Dental students give back to summer educational program

Thursday, June 30, 2022
The dental track of the Summer Health Professions Education Program showcases careers in dentistry for undergraduate students from underrepresented backgrounds. Since 2017, this highly competitive program has served over 100 students helping to prepare them for dental school and a future career in dentistry. Jonelle Joseph and Hannah Malloy are two graduates of this unique and immersive educational experience, and both have helped with the program over the last two summers.
Azeez Alade with his Smile Train award

Iowa graduate student receives inaugural IADR Smile Train Cleft Research Award

Thursday, June 30, 2022
Azeez Alade, a PhD candidate in genetic epidemiology, specializes in identifying rare genetic factors associated with orofacial clefts in African populations. The IADR and Smile Train awarded Alade $75K to support his dissertation research.
Dean Clark Stanford presenting the Collegiate Teaching Award to Marcos Vargas

Marcos Vargas receives Collegiate Teaching Award

Thursday, June 23, 2022
On June 22, Dean Clark Stanford presented Marcos Vargas, professor in family dentistry, with the 2022 Collegiate Teaching Award. This award recognizes a faculty member who exhibits an “outstanding contribution to dental students’, graduate students’ or residents’ intellectual and professional development.”
Case competition participants

Iowa captures 7th straight win at national competition!

Thursday, June 23, 2022
At the American Association of Orthodontists Annual Meeting in May, orthodontics residents from the University of Iowa presented orthodontics cases of patients they have treated during their time at Iowa. Since 2014, Iowa has placed well in every such competition, including second place this year.
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