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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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Brooke Frazier poster presentation

Iowa at the 2022 National Oral Health Conference

Wednesday, April 20, 2022
A large contingent of University of Iowa College of Dentistry faculty, students, and alumni attended and presented at the National Oral Health Conference April 11-13 in Fort Worth, TX.
Karin Weber-Gasparoni

Iowa Pediatric Dentist Making a Difference for Low-Income Cavity Prevention

Wednesday, April 13, 2022
The National Institutes of Health awarded Karin Weber-Gasparoni and her team a $4.4 million grant to evaluate a set of interventions designed to improve oral health care and reduce the risk of cavities among low-income high-caries risk infants and young children.
Barbara Wilson and Karin Weber-Gasparoni

Weber-Gasparoni Receives Hancher-Finkbine Award

Wednesday, April 13, 2022
On April 12, Karin Weber-Gasparoni, professor and chair of Pediatric Dentistry, was presented with the University of Iowa's Hancher-Finkbine Medallion for Faculty Excellence.
Salvador Atienza teaching a student in the Family Dentistry clinic

Sanity for Saints: The Importance and Service of D4 Adjunct Faculty

Wednesday, April 13, 2022
For Iowa dental students, their fourth-year curriculum simulates aspects of a private practice environment. This experience successfully prepares Iowa graduates to practice dentistry independently. The approximately thirty adjunct faculty in Family Dentistry are the engine for Iowa’s success. These faculty members mentor fourth-year students as they go from novice clinical beginners to competent and independent clinicians.
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