Current Dental Medicine News
School of Dental Medicine Alumna of the Year Dr. Brandi Dupont pursued a career in oral health to help better serve those in need.
For nearly 20 years, UNLV Dental Medicine professor Christina Demopoulos has helped Southern Nevada children improve their dental health.
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The Dental School administrator says she has found dealing with the pandemic even more challenging than her former work as an undercover police officer.
As daily life around the country came to a sudden halt in March, UNLV rapidly reconfigured the rhythms of its day-to-day operations and lent its considerable expertise to fighting the virus in Nevada.
For students in Medicine, Nursing, and Dental Medicine, those furthest along heading to front lines while classmates cope with rearranged clinical work.
Dental Medicine In The News
Whether it's loss of income or COVID concerns, going to the dentist has been something lots of people are taking a pass on these days. But as 13 Action News Anchor Tricia Kean reports there's a local program promising safety and affordability.
Whether it's a loss of income or COVID-19 concerns, going to the dentist has been something lots of people are taking a pass on these days.
The next generation of dentists is entering a profession that suddenly has considerable risk associated with it—a fact already evident to the many dental students who recently graduated in virtual commencement ceremonies held using online platforms such as YouTube, Zoom and Facebook Live.
Never has health care been more critical and important to personal and community well-being than it is right now.
Deans of the UNLV Dental and Nursing schools Lily T. Garcia and Angela Amar discuss ways medical professionals are working to make doctor visits safe.
UNLV School of Dental Medicine has reopened its clinics to all patients of record on June 29, and will resume seeing new patients during the fall.