Thank You MOM-n-PA Volunteers!

Thank you to all Temple Dental alumni and students who volunteered on May 18 and 19 with Mission of Mercy in Pennsylvania (MOM-n-PA). Each year, MOM-n-PA provides dental care at no cost to underserved populations in Pennsylvania, providing resources such as dental triage, pediatric care, and medication dispensing. This year, the free clinic was located in Reading, PA and attracted almost 2,000 patients. 


2018 Reunion Weekend Recap

At the 2018 Reunion and Alumni Achievement Awards, over 150 alumni and guests participated in the activities held May 4 to 5. On Friday, alumni enjoyed a cocktail reception and dinner at the Bellevue Hotel. This event recognized our reunion classes ending in 3 and 8, so alumni from the class of 1968 were recognized for their 50th reunion as well as alumni from the class of 1958 for their 60th...

Give Back during Temple Toast!

Temple Toast, Temple’s online giving day, is back for its fourth year and is a great way to make an impact and give back to the Temple Dental Community. On Thursday, April 26, join us in making a difference for our students, faculty, and patients. Give back now by...

CODA 7-year Accreditation Site Visit: We Passed!

The Commission on Dental Accreditation conducted our 7-year Accreditation Site Visit April 3-5, 2018 and we are thrilled to announce that we were highly successful! Read a note from Dean Ismail below.

Dear Students, Staff, and Faculty

Today, we have successfully completed the Commission on Dental Accreditation Site Visit. Most importantly, over the last two years of the self-study, and every month, we have discovered our deep strengths and...

Announcing our 2018 Alumni Achievement Awardees

Join us on May 4 at the 2018 Reunion and Alumni Achievement Awards as we recognize distinguished alumni who have demonstrated outstanding service and contributions to dentistry and Temple. Learn more about the event and register below.

The following alumni will be recognized:

Distinguished Alumni Achievement Awards
Entrepreneurship Award | Dr. William Dragan, ’58
Service Award | Dr. Sally Gray, ’82
Leadership Award | ...

Registration now open for Temple Dental Alumni Weekend!


Temple Dental 2018 Reunion Weekend: May 4-5, 2018

Registration is now open for all events during Reunion Weekend! Catch up with fellow alumni at the Reunion Dinner and Alumni Achievement Awards, visit the school to see how things have changed, and watch our 2nd year students receive their coats and move on to practical study during the White Coat Ceremony. Check out the full schedule for the weekend and register below or contact Krystal Lespinasse, 215-707-9005. We're...

Temple ASDA Awarded at 2018 Annual Session


Students from the Temple University chapter of ASDA recently attended the 2018 Annual Session held at the Disneyland Hotel, on property at the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, California. The Annual Session is the official meeting of ASDA’s House of Delegates, where issues are debated and policy is set. The House also elects ASDA’s new Executive Committee, and there is the Gold Crown Awards ceremony to recognize individual members and chapters for their hard work and accomplishments...

Student Feature: Sasha Sherry

We know our students have the drive to succeed in everything they do, but Sasha Sherry is a fourth year DMD student with a story to be told. Before setting her eyes on Temple, Sasha was busy perfecting her career in women’s ice hockey. During her undergrad at Princeton, she was the first female All-American for the sport. In 2009, she was invited to try-out for the 2010 Olympic team, and she finished just two spots outside of the selected team. Sasha isn’t stuck in the past, though. Read our...

Preparing for 2018 CODA Accreditation

2018 CODA Accreditation: April 3-5, 2018

The goals have been twofold: to better align Kornberg's curriculum and clinical care delivery with the school's new mission and with the new CODA standards. And the process has been lengthy, beginning just after the last CODA site visit in March 2011.

So even before the formal self-study began, the school started implementing major changes. For instance, renovations in 2012 were the first phase of new integrated clinics. Then, once...

$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...