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Laquita Grissett named Magnuson Scholar

April 4, 2019 - Laquita M. Grissett, a PhD candidate at the School of Dentistry, has been named a University of Washington Magnuson Scholar for 2019-20, the university has announced. Read more about Magnuson Scholar.

UW researcher promotes oral health in at-risk communities

March 20, 2019 - Topical fluoride, dental visits, and a diet with little or no sugar are all effective tools to maintain healthy teeth. But how can you maintain dental health when families can’t – or won’t – make use of those tools? Read more about Dr. Cunha-Cruz.

Latino Center for Health to honor 2 on Dentistry faculty

March 19, 2019 - Two School of Dentistry faculty members will be honored at the annual Latinx Faculty Recognition Event on May 2 by the University of Washington’s Latino Center for Health.
Read more about Honored Dental Faculty.

UW helps HIV research put more focus on oral health

March 19, 2019 - University of Washington researchers are helping to place oral health more squarely in the mainstream of HIV research, taking a major step during a symposium in Kenya’s Machakos County in February. Read more about HIV and Oral Health.

School rises to #3 in U.S., #10 in world

February 28, 2019 - The University of Washington School of Dentistry rose to No. 3 in the United States and No. 10 in the world in the newest Quacquarelli-Symonds (QS) World University Rankings, which were released Feb. 27. Read more about rankings.

UW-led research team discovers tooth loss predictor

February 21, 2019 - A team led by University of Washington researchers has uncovered what appears to be the first metabolic predictor of tooth loss. Read more about dental pulp stem cells.

Dental students display their research prowess

January 31, 2019 - Pre-doctoral and graduate dental students exhibited poster presentations of their research in diverse fields ranging from histology to oral biology to materials science at the School of Dentistry’s 24th annual Research Day on Monday. Read more about Research Day.

Dr. Philip Anderson honored for volunteer work

January 18, 2019 - Dr. Philip Anderson of the School of Dentistry affiliate faculty received a Volunteer Community Recognition Award at Thursday’s Martin Luther King Jr. Tribute program at UW Health Sciences. Read more about Dr. Anderson.

UW researchers help take major step in study of elusive bacteria

December 4, 2018 - Two University of Washington researchers and their colleagues have helped take a significant step forward in the study of especially tiny bacteria that may be linked to gum disease. Read more about tiny bacteria.

Dentistry faculty helps rebuild jaw and palate in rare procedure

June 3, 2016 - A team of University of Washington surgeons, including two School of Dentistry faculty members, has rebuilt a patient’s upper jaw and hard palate in one day in a rare procedure that utilized three-dimensional computerized design and implant-bone integration technology. Read more about rare procedure.