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Dental Medicine News
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.
Dental Medicine In The News
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.
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.
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, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
An expert in oral and maxillofacial surgery
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.