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School of Dental Medicine
Dr. Ashley Hoban, School of Dental Medicine Alumna of the Year, keeps kids smiling.
A visiting professor and international researcher involves UNLV dental students in studies that address new methods for treating cavities among children.
UNLV dental students travel to South America to help those in need
After moving from her native Ireland to Reno and then to Australia, Britton finally found her way to UNLV as a faculty member at the School of Dental Medicine.
After graduation, the Reno native is heading to Portland, Oregon, for a year to complete her general practice residency at Oregon Health & Science University.
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.
From professional reasons to personal connections, faculty across campus share why they’re fond of certain works they penned.
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Dental Medicine In The News
Dr. Tina Brandon Abbatangelo works to improve the oral health of captive exotic animals across America. This has boosted her concern over the exotic pet trade, particularly in her home state of Nevada where there are no specific laws surrounding the practice. She wrote about her experiences within, and views on, the industry for Conjour.
Karen West, dean of the UNLV School of Dental Medicine, submitted her resignation in early October.
Look, we know sugar — especially the refined sugar in candy — isn't good for us. And sure, we try to avoid it whenever possible... but what about Halloween? Is it really that bad to let kids indulge like this once a year?
Botox could potentially treat both my bruxism and the underlying trauma that may have caused it.
To say that Dr. Tina Brandon Abbatangelo is anything but your run-of-the-mill dentist is hardly an exaggeration.
Dental Medicine Experts
Associate Professor in Residence
An expert on children's oral health and dentistry; director of UNLV's advanced education program in pediatric dentistry.
Director, UNLV Dental School Main Campus Clinic
An expert in general dentistry, oral health, and animal dentistry.
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.