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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.
Children throughout the Las Vegas Valley received dental work today at no cost to their parents. The Southern Nevada Dental Society, UNLV School of Dental Medicine, Roseman University, and corporate sponsor teamed up to treat the kid’s dental needs, for free, at the annual Give Kids A Smile Day.
The 8-year-old student-run clinic, operating out of the UNLV School of Dental Medicine, was founded by alumnus John Ferrin in honor of his brother, who died in 2004 while serving in Iraq.
A black professor at UNLV’s dental school is accusing the school, the state of Nevada and the Nevada Board of Regents of racial discrimination in a lawsuit.
Nearly one in four children who are 2 to 11 years old have untreated cavities in their baby teeth, according to the Centers for Disease Control.
Sonora prosthodontist Dr. Michael Scherer is one of a handful of dentists in California to use 3-D printer technology in his practice.
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