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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.
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.
At seven years old, first grader Malakai Hurd already knows once you get past the baby teeth -- you have one shot to get it right.
Absolute Dental has committed to a $100,000 donation and voluntary clinical time over the next five years to the UNLV Absolute Dental Saturday Morning Children's Clinic. This donation and long-term partnership will help improve access to quality dental care to underserved children in the Las Vegas community.
A team of researchers from the University of Nevada Las Vegas have developed a device they hilarious call the “Tooth Cracker 5000” to extract 80 percent of the stem cells a pulp contains from a wisdom tooth.
Halloween is creeping up fast and kids of all ages are busy buying or designing costumes to scare everyone they see when they go trick or treating. The one thing that probably scares all of them more than make-believe ghosts and goblins is a trip to the dentist. All that candy that’s collected on Halloween night may taste great, but it can lead to cavities and there are few things scarier than the sound of a dentist’s drill when it’s in your mouth. When it comes to candy, the UNLV School of Dental Medicine has some advice that may calm some fears: eat chocolate. It’s better for your teeth than the other stuff.
Little ghouls and goblins will soon be wandering all around the valley in search of candy. But the real monster may be lurking in your child's mouth. Contact 13 looks at the 3 types of candies to stay away from.
Halloween is creeping up fast and kids of all ages are busy buying or designing costumes to scare everyone they see when they go trick or treating. The one thing that probably scares all of them more than make-believe ghosts and goblins is a trip to the dentist.
Chocolate can be better option when choosing Halloween candy, says UNLV dental expert
FOX5's Alyssa Deitsch shares a recommendation from a University of Nevada, Las Vegas dentist for Halloween.
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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.
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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, UNLV Dental School Main Campus Clinic
An expert in general dentistry, oral health, and animal dentistry.
Director, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
An expert in oral and maxillofacial surgery