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$1.5M grant to expand training in pediatric dental care

The five-year grant awarded to Temple’s Maurice H. Kornberg School of Dentistry by the Health Resources and Services Administration will create new and enhanced pediatric and dental public health curricula and in-school and community-based clinical rotations.A $1.5 million, five-year grant recently awarded to Temple’s Maurice H. Kornberg School of Dentistry will support training of students in pediatric dental care and expand access to care for children in need.

Through the Pediatric...

Alumni Association Awards - Reunion 2017

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Three Temple Dental alumni were honored by the Alumni Association at the Temple Dental 2017 Reunion evening reception on May 5, 2017 at the Loews Philadelphia Hotel for their outstanding service and contributions to...

Seniors Give Thumbs Up to Joining ADA

students giving thumbs up

100 percent of the Class of 2017 joined the American Dental Association (ADA) on the organization’s national signing day held at Temple Dental on Thursday, March 23. New graduates receive free memberships and can take advantage of all the benefits ADA offers. 

White Coat Ceremony Honoring Class of 2019

Signing Pledge

White Coat Ceremony was held on May 5, 2017 to honor the Class of 2019. This moving and significant event is one of the most important milestones in a dental student’s life, welcoming the newest clinicians to practical study. Students receive their personalized white coats and sign the Dentist’s Pledge, as they move from their 2nd to 3rd year of dental school. 

 

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Ribbon Cutting Prosthodontic Education Room

On May 5, 2017, we held a ribbon cutting ceremony for the opening of the Prosthodontic Education Room for the Advanced Education in General Dentistry (AEGD) Program. Donors and alumni Robert M. Bentz, DMD, FACP '91, '93 and Sara Cooley-Bentz, DMD, FAGD '94 were celebrated for their generous contributions to KSoD. Dr. Nina Ghobadi, director of the AEGD program, Dean Ismail, and the entire KSoD faculty and staff greatly appreciate Drs. Bentz and Cooley-Bentz donation. AEGD is a nationally...

Haiti Mission - From the Field

Haiti Mission - From the Field

The annual Haiti Outreach sent four attending dentists and ten dental students to Haiti for one week to provide dental care to underserved children. On average, our dentists and students treat about 1,000 people throughout the week, traveling to 10 different villages and treating as many people as possible each day. The program is sponsored by the Kornberg School of Dentistry Alumni Association and alumnus Dr. Josh Bresler led the mission this year, updating us on the group’s activities...

Accelerating the Path from Discovery to Drug

Dr. Roy Stevens. Department of Endodontology, and others discussing ways to expedite new drugs development

04/17/2017 Professor Roy Stevens, Department of Endodontology, is one of several Temple scientists working with Janseen Pharmaceuticals to bring treatments to the market faster.

The collaboration between Temple and Janseen began with Dr. Stevens impressing Janssen scientists and strategists with his work researching phage therapy as a potential treatment for antibiotic-resistant infections.

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TUKSoD is Seeking Experienced Part-Time Faculty

Discover your future, Make a difference

02/27/2017 

Temple University Kornberg School of Dentistry is seeking experienced part-time faculty who have skills in provision of restorative, periodontal and prosthodontic care for predoctoral students and support evidence-based and contemporary practice.  Part-time faculty at Temple Dental receive benefits such as low cost or free CE, free parking, and other benefits to be negotiated on case-by-case basis.  The faculty will work with other specialists and dentists...

Two Senior Students Receive Major Award for Dental Public Health Research

Kornberg Seniors win APHA Award

Congratulations are in order for two Kornberg seniors! Anna Vishnevetsky and Jennifer Mirman, both members of the class of 2017, were recently notified by the American Public Health Association (APHA) Oral Health Section that they have been selected as the recipients of the 2016 Anthony Westwater Jong Memorial Community Dental Health Pre-Professional Award. This award, which is sponsored by Colgate Oral Pharmaceuticals, was established in 2006 in memory of the late Dr. Anthony Westwater Jong...

Paige Epps, '17, Named ADEA SDLP Intern

Paige Epps, DEN '17

A Kornberg senior was recently awarded a highly competitive national internship with the American Dental Education Association (ADEA) Student Diversity Leadership Program (SDLP). Paige Epps, class of 2017, who is also the Vice President of the Student National Dental Association (SNDA) and a student member on the CODA Planning Committee, sees the internship as an “opportunity to learn about diversity efforts being implemented on a national scale” that will strengthen her ongoing efforts here...

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