Accomplishments: School of Dental Medicine

September 14, 2023
Sonal Shah (Dental) accepted an invitation by the American Dental Association to co-present a national oral pathology continuing education course titled, "Beyond the Smile: Exploring Oral Pathology for Dental Professionals." The three-hour webinar focused on performing comprehensive extra-oral and intra-oral exams, diagnosis and treatment of…
September 7, 2023
MDPI - Dentistry Journal has selected "Systematic Review and Meta Analysis of the Relative Effect on Plaque Index among Pediatric Patients Using Powered (Electric) versus Manual Toothbrushes" by Karl Kingsley, Andrew Graves, and Troy Grahl (all Dental) as one of the outstanding articles and Editors Choice publications for 2023. 
August 30, 2023
Neamat Hassan (Dental) was recently appointed as guest editor for a special issue titled, "3D Printing and Restorative Dentistry," in the Dentistry Journal. This special issue aims to publish innovative studies exploring recent 3D printing technology to improve dental restorations’ quality by fabricating restorations with improved accuracy, fit,…
August 21, 2023
Katherine M. Howard, Victoria Sullivan and Karl Kingsley (all Dental) have published their latest study with pediatric residents Praneeti Sodhi and Melika Shayegh, as well as dental students Yuxin Jiang, Summer Lin, Jackson Downey, and Chase Sorenson on the oral pathogen Selenomonas noxia in the latest issue of the MDPI journal Pediatric Reports.
August 14, 2023
Dr. Moni Ahmadian, D.M.D. and Dr. Jean C. Shen, D.M.D. (both Dental) co-authored and presented "Dentoalveolar Manifestations as the Presenting Sign of Gardner Syndrome" as a poster in 2023 annual American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology (AAOMP) meeting in Salt Lake City, Utah.  Their abstract reported the oral and radiographic…
August 9, 2023
Dr. Sonal Shah (Dental Medicine) and Drs. Bill Montagne, Spencer Muscelli, Joshua Goldman, and Jo-Lawrence Bigcas (all Medicine; Otolaryngology; Head and Neck Surgery) co-authored and presented the poster, “Primary Intraosseous Carcinoma of the Mandible Originally Diagnosed as Squamous Cell Carcinoma of Unknown Primary: Case Report,” during the…
August 8, 2023
Dr. Jyoti Mago (Dental) gave a Keynote presentation titled, "Bisphosphonate related osteonecrosis of the jaw-A possible underdiagnosed entity: Case Series for a Radiographic Guide," during the Global Tech Summit 2023 in Toronto, Canada.
August 2, 2023
Dr. Sonal Shah (Dental) developed and led two continuing education courses during the Academy of General Dentistry annual meeting in July. Her presentations are titled, “The Mouth-Body Connection: Oral Manifestations of Systemic Diseases,” and “What is It and What Do I Do with It: Common Oral Lesions and Their Management.” Shah also organized and…
July 26, 2023
Dr. Jeffrey Ebersole and Dr. Linh Nguyen (both Dental) co-authored “Sex effects on gingival transcriptomic patterns during initiation, progression, and resolution of periodontitis,” which published February 28 in Journal of Periodontology. The study used a nonhuman primate (Macaca mulatta) model of experimental ligature-induced periodontitis in…
July 25, 2023
Victoria Sullivan, Katherine Howard, and Karl Kingsley (all Dental) have published their latest study with pediatric residents Melika Shayegh, Praneeti Sodhi, and dental students Chase Sorenson, Jackson Downey, Summer Lin, and Yuxin Jiang on the oral pathogen Scardovia wiggsiae in the latest issue of the MDPI journal Methods and Protocols.
July 21, 2023
Dr. Diana Lopez (UNLV Alumni), Dr. Hassan Ziada, and Dr. Neamat Hassan (both Dental) published a research article titled, “Influence of thermal aging on the marginal integrity of computer-aided design/computer-aided manufacturing fabricated crowns." The article was published online in the Journal of Dental Sciences. The study showed that after…
July 21, 2023
Jyoti Mago (Clinical Sciences, Dental) recently gave a Keynote Presentation on, "Usefulness of ChatGPT in oral and maxillofacial radiology," at Global Tech Summit, Paris, 2023.