In The News: School of Dental Medicine

KLAS-TV: 8 News Now
May 9, 2020

Oral surgeons around the valley can also resume non-urgent dental procedures. Alumnus Dr. Jesse Falk shared some of the precautions his practice has in place.

Las Vegas Sun
May 4, 2020

It’s unnaturally quiet these days on the UNLV campus, which normally would be swirling with students preparing for final exams coming.

KSNV-TV: News 3
April 29, 2020

Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak said the state is ready to resume limited medical and dental procedures that had been put off during the spread of COVID-19. Part-time faculty member Dr. Steven Saxe shares his perspective.

Nevada Today
April 2, 2020

The Nevada System of Higher Education’s (NSHE’s) eight institutions have risen to help their local communities and state during the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic.

Las Vegas Sun
March 6, 2020

Former Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid will receive an honorary doctoral degree from UNLV, the Nevada Board of Regents announced Thursday.

Vegas Inc
February 28, 2020

My mother was a nurse and always encouraged me to join the health care field. She taught me to care for people from the inside out. As I went to dental visits, I become more intrigued by the profession. Now, I love seeing my patients every six months and hearing about their lives and families.

KLAS-TV: 8 News Now
November 13, 2019

The impact of a Veteran’s military service can last years beyond retirement, even influencing the next generation of servicemen and women.

KLAS-TV: 8 News Now
November 12, 2019

8 News Now produces community news special to highlight and honor the Valley’s Veterans. The half-hour special aired on Sunday, Nov. 10, 2019 at 6:30pm on KLAS Ch. 8.

New Dentist Blog
September 16, 2019

As student focusing on pediatric emergency medicine, Dr. Antonina Capurro volunteered to work on a mobile clinic as a way of broadening her pre-med experience.

Dentistry Today
April 5, 2019

Dental students typically dissect cadavers to learn about human anatomy. The University of Las Vegas Nevada School of Dental Medicine, however, uses a different approach. The second-year students in Clinically Oriented Anatomy use colored dental wax and thread to build anatomically correct models of the skull over the seven-week course.

Dentistry Today
March 19, 2019

The Delta Dental Community Care Foundation has awarded a $50,000 grant to the University of Nevada Las Vegas (UNLV) School of Dental Medicine to support its Saturday Morning Community Clinics, which provide care to underinsured and uninsured populations throughout Southern Nevada. 

DOCS Education
January 16, 2019

This story – a somebody-said-something-they-shouldn't-have story – went viral overnight and led to the cancellation of two days of dental appointments for a Rochester, NY practice, and nationwide bad press.