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School of Dental Medicine
Awards recognize those on campus who demonstrate a commitment to community partnership
UNLV animal dentist and beauty pageant queen Tina Brandon Abbatangelo prepares and wears multiple crowns.
Voluntary notification of 184 patients seen in the Faculty Dental Practice.
The symposium is presented by professor Lawrence Zoller from the School of Dental Medicine.
This new associate dean for research at the School of Dental Medicine knows how to milk a mouse. Do you?
Here's a few tales from 2017 sure to make you smile.
Chocolate is the sweet treat least likely to play tricks on your teeth.
UNLV researchers developed a method for extracting tooth root pulp that quadruples the number of stem cells that can be harvested and replicated to treat a variety of medical conditions.
Dr. Cody Hughes, the School of Dental Medicine's Alumnus of the Year, returns to serve its pediatric program.
From professional reasons to personal connections, faculty across campus share why they’re fond of certain works they penned.
This dentist's tip for success is to avoid the temptation to take shortcuts since only persistence and hard work are going to get you where you want to be.
Always placing patients first is this orthodontist's tip for success for anyone working in a health care field.
Advice from Dr. Nora Vinh Svihl, School of Dental Medicine Alumna of the Year
When she isn't treating patients with disabilities in UNLV's Special Care Dental Clinic, you might find this new faculty member gazing skyward as she pursues her favorite hobby — falconry.
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Dental Medicine In The News
Dr. Tina Brandon Abbatangelo realized the importance of dental care at a young age after a terrible toothache.
Every dentist surely has a story about the most difficult patient they’ve encountered. Well, Tina Brandon Abbatangelo, DDS, has them all beat.
Every dentist surely has a story about the most difficult patient they’ve encountered. Well, Dr. Tina Brandon Abbatangelo has them all beat.
UNLV is notifying 184 patients that they may have had dental implant work done with an instrument that had been used on other patients.
FOX5's Mike Doria shares details on a town hall in Las Vegas.
Dental Medicine Experts
Dean, School of Dental Medicine
Karen P. West, dean of the UNLV School of Dental Medicine, is a dentist whose work focuses population-based clinical studies, oral health promotion, oral cancer prevention, and biomedical research.
Director, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
An expert in oral and maxillofacial surgery