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Vail Ski and Dental CE

Monday, January 23 to Friday, January 27, 2023 (all day)
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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
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
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
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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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.
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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.
Chris Barwacz

Dental Researchers Receive Industry-Sponsored Grant to Improve Implant Outcomes

Thursday, May 12, 2022
The dental equipment and supplies company, Dentsply Sirona, awarded Chris Barwacz a $160,000+ award to evaluate outcomes for a newly designed implant. The study will evaluate outcomes associated with dental implants, and it shows how a mutually beneficial relationship between the college and industry partners improves patient care.
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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