In The News: School of Dental Medicine


UFC, the world’s premier mixed martial arts organization, today announced a multi-year partnership with the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department (LVMPD), LVMPD Foundation, and Fighting for The Future Foundation to establish a youth mentoring initiative in conjunction with select schools throughout Las Vegas.

KLAS-TV: 8 News Now

The University of Nevada Las Vegas’ School of Dental Medicine is changing lives one smile at a time by providing affordable dental care to the Las Vegas community. Residents who have no insurance and need dental care can get it at the university for a fraction of the price.

Nevada Independent

While the UNLV School of Dental Medicine continues to work with the state on innovative funding approaches to support rural communities, more state-funded grants and scholarships could go a long way.


You already know candy can cause cavities, but this unsuspecting culprit may surprise you.

Nevada Independent

Patients lined up in parked cars a day before the clinic opened to reserve a spot. Many were there for dental or vision services not covered by insurance.

Pahrump Valley Times

Medical care is imperative to overall health and well-being but for many, it can also be cost-prohibitive. Fortunately for the residents of Pahrump and the surrounding communities, Remote Area Medical has offered access to free health care services each year since 2016 and this year, hundreds took advantage of the opportunity.

KSNV-TV: News 3

The city estimates the district will support more than 24,000 jobs and have a $3.6 billion economic impact on the local community.

Psychology Today

According to the World Health Organization, Alzheimer's is one of our most debilitating diseases. It effectively erases who you are, insinuating itself at first with annoyance, then anger, then fright, and finally silence. It can take 20 years to play out, exhausting caregivers, family, and friends.

The Health Standard Newswire

New research is showing that an abundance of certain specific types of gut bacteria could be associated with the likelihood of developing Alzheimer's disease.

Trial Site News

A growing body of evidence suggests that an imbalance of the human gut microbiome is associated with the development of neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer’s disease (AD) via neuroinflammatory processes across the gut-brain axis. Now, researchers at the University of Las Vegas have identified 10 bacterial groups associated with Alzheimer’s disease, providing new insights into the relationship between the gut and dementia.

Asian News International

Specific types of gut bacteria and Alzheimer's disease are closely related.

Technology Networks

The UNLV team’s analysis found a significant correlation between 10 specific types of gut bacteria and the likelihood of developing Alzheimer’s disease.