News: School of Dental Medicine

Hailey Dawson and Maria Gerardi
Campus News | December 19, 2017
Here's a few tales from 2017 sure to make you smile.
Square of chocolate on a plate.
Business and Community | October 23, 2017
Chocolate is the sweet treat least likely to play tricks on your teeth.
Dr. Karl Kingsley and Dr. James Mah hold a model of a tooth.
Research | October 3, 2017
UNLV researchers developed a method for extracting tooth root pulp that quadruples the number of stem cells that can be harvested and replicated to treat a variety of medical conditions.
Closeup of books
Research | May 3, 2017
From professional reasons to personal connections, faculty across campus share why they’re fond of certain works they penned.
Dr. Cody Hughes
People | April 25, 2017
Dr. Cody Hughes, the School of Dental Medicine's Alumnus of the Year, returns to serve its pediatric program.
Benjamin Barborka
People | February 21, 2017
This dentist's tip for success is to avoid the temptation to take shortcuts since only persistence and hard work are going to get you where you want to be.
Dr. Tanya Al-Talib
People | August 8, 2016
Always placing patients first is this orthodontist's tip for success for anyone working in a health care field.
Dr. Nora Vinh Svihl
Campus News | May 10, 2016
Advice from Dr. Nora Vinh Svihl, School of Dental Medicine Alumna of the Year
Civon Gewelber
People | February 16, 2016
When she isn't treating patients with disabilities in UNLV's Special Care Dental Clinic, you might find this new faculty member gazing skyward as she pursues her favorite hobby — falconry.
Campus News | December 3, 2015
From law to health to advocacy to science, UNLV professors tackle HIV prevention, education and treatment both domestically and abroad.
four portraits
People | November 4, 2015
Our Alumni of the Year tell us what the learned when they dealt with deadly viruses, used a crate for a desk, and faced a life-altering medical crisis.
Susan VanBeuge
Research | February 9, 2015
Nursing professor Susan VanBeuge is training health professionals to better coordinate treatment for diabetes and Alzheimer's.