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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.
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
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.