News: School of Dental Medicine

Adrianne Snipes holding a small recycling bin inside a clinical lab
People |

The supervisor for the Clinical Simulation Center prioritizes flexibility for students in the School of Dental Medicine.

woman in dentist coat standing behind seated patient in exam room
People |

Dr. Eileen Huynh helped a patient receive expensive dental treatments — and a path for a needed kidney transplant.

Dr. Ovunc Bardakcioglu (left), associate professor and chief of colorectal surgery, and class of 2025 medical student Jessica Fields during a robotic surgery simulation training.
Business and Community |

The development of a UNLV Academic Health Center will provide high-value quality care for the community, a source of economic diversity for our economy, and cutting-edge research.

closeup of woman holding her dog
Campus News |

Pet Partners of Las Vegas and UNLV Libraries celebrate 10 years of therapy dog visits to campus.

The Las Vegas skyline (Josh Hawkins, UNLV).
Campus News |

A collection of news stories highlighting UNLV’s dedication to community and research.

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People |

The combination of art and science inspired the two-time alumna to pursue dentistry; the unwavering faith of her mentors encouraged her to return as an instructor.

woman in red suit presenting at podium
People |

President Emerita Carol C. Harter broke down barriers while building up UNLV's status as a research institution.

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People |

The research expert recently received a $3.5M grant to conduct a study on LGBTQIA+ caregivers of dementia patients and their experiences.

a set of model teeth with blue plastic gums
Campus News |

News highlights featuring UNLV faculty and students who made local and national headlines.

animation of human surrounded by dna strands while holding stomach with intestines highlighted
Research |

UNLV study pinpoints 10 bacterial groups associated with Alzheimer’s disease, provides new insights into the relationship between gut makeup and dementia.

dental student performing procedure on young child
People |

Dr. Christina Demopoulos, a 2023 Community Engagement Award winner, broadens the scope of Dental School's service-learning course.

group of 3 females in scrubs and 1 dressed up as a tooth fairy
Campus News |

At the community outreach event, 200 members of the School of Dental Medicine provided 226 preventive and restorative treatments to more than 100 kids from local communities.