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Drs. Brian Jesperson and Peter Kierl Iowa Orthodontics Class of 1981 lectured Iowa’s Ortho residents last February

Thursday, September 29, 2022
Dr. Brian Jesperson and Dr. Peter Kierl came back to the University of Iowa Orthodontics Clinic to lecture and teach current University of Iowa Orthodontic residents.
Tom and Karin Southard Fund

The Tom and Karin Southard Excellence Fund

Thursday, September 29, 2022
The University of Iowa Orthodontics Clinic is announcing the beginning of the Tom and Karin Southard Excellence fund, which is a fundraising campaign to support teaching, research, and service within the orthodontics department. The goal is to raise 1.5 million dollars to support teaching and development within the orthodontics department.

Update on ABO-Board Certification

Thursday, September 29, 2022

Welcome Class of 2024

Thursday, September 29, 2022
The University of Iowa recently welcomed this years class of Orthodontic Residents. Drs. Madeleine Daily, Fuad Farah, Cameron Geyer, Clara Wood, and Daniel Wright will be participating in the Uinversity of Iowa 2-year residency program, learning from our faculty and working in our residents clinic.
John Warren receiving the 2022 Educator of the Year award

2022 Educator of the Year: Dr. John Warren, DDS, MS

Thursday, September 29, 2022
Because his teaching and mentoring has made a significant impact at Iowa and in Dental Public Health, the University of Iowa Dental Alumni Association and the College of Dentistry have selected John Warren as the 2022 Educator of the Year.
Rebecca Slayton

2022 Dental Alumnus of the Year: Rebecca L. Slayton, D.D.S., M.S., Ph.D.

Thursday, September 22, 2022
The University of Iowa Dental Alumni Association and the College of Dentistry are proud to recognize Rebecca Slayton as the 2022 Alumnus of the Year.
Heather Heddens

2020 Dental Alumnus of the Year: Dr. Heather Heddens, D.D.S.

Thursday, September 22, 2022
The University of Iowa Dental Alumni Association and the College of Dentistry are proud to recognize Rebecca Slayton as the 2022 Alumnus of the Year.

Teaching Tool for Teledentistry Modeled with Pediatric Dentistry Residents

Kecia Leary, Sofia Iribarren, Julie Reynolds and David Johnsen, Journal of Dentistry for Children, 2022
Azeez Butali

Iowa dental researcher receives supplemental NIH award

Thursday, September 15, 2022
Building on his February 2020 NIH grant, Azeez Butali, professor in the Department of Oral Pathology, Radiology, and Medicine, was awarded a $133,526 supplemental award to identify the mental health challenges among African mothers and their children affected by orofacial clefts.
Akimasa Tsujimoto

Dentistry faculty receives Nakao Foundation grant to compare restoration outcomes for older adults

Thursday, September 8, 2022
The Nakao Foundation awarded Akimasa Tsujimoto a 90K+ grant to compare outcomes of four restorative materials—glass hybrid, conventional glass ionomer cement, resin-modified glass ionomer cement, and resin-based composition restorations—among adults age 65 or older. In particular, the researchers are evaluating whether glass ionomer-based restorations may have superior clinical outcomes for this population than resin-based composite restorations.