In The News: School of Dental Medicine
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.
It’s unnaturally quiet these days on the UNLV campus, which normally would be swirling with students preparing for final exams coming.
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.
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.
Former Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid will receive an honorary doctoral degree from UNLV, the Nevada Board of Regents announced Thursday.
Billing irregularities at the UNLV dental school might have resulted in patients and insurance companies being overbilled by thousands of dollars, new documents show. But the school has refused to disclose the details of a completed, publicly funded billing investigation.
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.
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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.
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.
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.