In The News: School of Dental Medicine

Las Vegas Review Journal
October 23, 2018

Karen West, dean of the UNLV School of Dental Medicine, submitted her resignation in early October.

October 1, 2018

Look, we know sugar — especially the refined sugar in candy — isn't good for us. And sure, we try to avoid it whenever possible... but what about Halloween? Is it really that bad to let kids indulge like this once a year?

September 11, 2018

Botox could potentially treat both my bruxism and the underlying trauma that may have caused it.

DOCS Education
June 21, 2018

To say that Dr. Tina Brandon Abbatangelo is anything but your run-of-the-mill dentist is hardly an exaggeration.

Las Vegas Review Journal
April 23, 2018

Dr. Tina Brandon Abbatangelo realized the importance of dental care at a young age after a terrible toothache.

Decisions in Dentistry
April 5, 2018

Every dentist surely has a story about the most difficult patient they’ve encountered. Well, Tina Brandon Abbatangelo, DDS, has them all beat.

Health News Digest
March 27, 2018

Every dentist surely has a story about the most difficult patient they’ve encountered. Well, Dr. Tina Brandon Abbatangelo has them all beat.

Las Vegas Review Journal
March 12, 2018

UNLV is notifying 184 patients that they may have had dental implant work done with an instrument that had been used on other patients.

KVVU-TV: Fox 5
March 2, 2018

FOX5's Mike Doria shares details on a town hall in Las Vegas.

KSNV-TV: News 3
February 6, 2018

At seven years old, first grader Malakai Hurd already knows once you get past the baby teeth -- you have one shot to get it right.

PR Newswire
December 20, 2017

Absolute Dental has committed to a $100,000 donation and voluntary clinical time over the next five years to the UNLV Absolute Dental Saturday Morning Children's Clinic. This donation and long-term partnership will help improve access to quality dental care to underserved children in the Las Vegas community.

The Stem Cell Podcast
November 15, 2017

A team of researchers from the University of Nevada Las Vegas have developed a device they hilarious call the “Tooth Cracker 5000” to extract 80 percent of the stem cells a pulp contains from a wisdom tooth.