Displaying items by tag: school of dentistry

Inflatable braces? A new clinical trial at the UAB School of Dentistry is hoping to make metal braces a thing of the past.
UAB’s School of Dentistry has ranked first in NIDCR funding since 2012.
A UAB study shows children receiving early preventive dental care from a dentist had more frequent tooth decay-related treatment, a higher rate of visits and higher annual dental expenditures.
UAB School of Dentistry is offering patients with cavities between teeth a new, less painful option for treatment in a new clinical trial.
UAB has earned recognition on the 2015 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll in general community service, economic opportunity and education through local efforts and collaborations.

Christopher S. Brown, Ph.D., former vice president of Research for the University of North Carolina System and director and primary investigator of the NASA/North Carolina Space Grant, tapped to grow UAB’s $500 million annual research portfolio.

George Mitchell Jr., has served as an adjunct professor at UAB since 2011. 

UAB is one of 13 universities participating in a summer learning experience in health care for students underrepresented in the health professions.
According to the CDC, sports-related dental injuries account for more than 600,000 emergency room visits each year.
UAB has increased campus internet connection speeds 10-fold and become the first university in Alabama to achieve 100 gigabits per second, up to 10,000 times many standard home internet speeds — increasing the institution’s competitive advantage in teaching, research and health care.
“This is something that we decided to do because we realized there is so much need for dental care for low-income adults."

The UAB School of Dentistry hosted 10 dental students from Japan this summer as part of an annual exchange program.

A UAB School of Dentistry faculty member talks bad breath — where it comes from and how to fight it.
Kids often acquire S. mutans, a cavity-causing bacterium from nonfamily members, researchers report at the American Society for Microbiology annual meeting.
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