Dr. Jessica Begley won the 2020 UIC College of Dentistry/ADA Health Literacy in Dentistry Essay Contest Award in the Post-doctoral student category! She will receive a $1,000 scholarship from the College of Dentistry for the 2021 Spring Semester. Dr. Begley's essay titled "Why Your Dentist Recommends the HPV Vaccine" was written for people with all levels of health literacy. It explains what is HPV, how HPV affect our
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September 14 2020
The UIC College of Dentistry is proud to announce that they opened (soft-opening) Illinois Children's Healthcare Foundation Pediatric Dentistry Outpatient Care Center (ILCHF PD-OCC) on September 8 2020. Planning is underway for the formal launch of the ILCHF PD-OCC, but the date has yet to be determined due to challenges stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic. The
The Oral Health Section of the American Public Health Association (APHA) has announced the formation of the Caswell A. Evans Population Oral Health Post-Professional Student Award, supported by a sponsorship from the DentaQuest Partnership for Oral Health Advancement. The purpose of this award is to highlight the population-based oral health projects of post-professional students
UIC College of Dentistry’s Office of Research is hosting the first virtual microRNA Symposium on August 17th-18th 2020
Office of Research at UIC’s College of Dentistry are hosting the first Virtual Pain and Sleep Symposium on August 17th & 18th 2020. This symposium is targeted at researchers who are interested in microRNA and (noncoding RNA) biology.
The event is
July 20th 2020
College of Dentistry’s Orthodontics and Oral Medicine departments are hosting the first Virtual Pain and Sleep Symposium on Friday August 7th 2020. Two UI Health leaders in sleep medicine and neurosurgery will be the keynote speaker for this event.
The event is free of charge and is being hosted virtual using Zoom video conferencing. College of Dentistry designates
July 16th 2020
With guidance from University Engineers and colleagues at the College of Engineering, the UIC College of Dentistry is installing two systems to assure healthy air quality in the building. First, high performance filtration throughout the building and second, bipolar ionization. For the ionization system, the College has purchased and installed over fifty devices attached to the
May 31, 2020:
As communicated earlier this week, the College of Dentistry Clinics will be re-opened in June.
Patients who have an appointment will be admitted inside the building. Note that everyone must wear a mask before entry, will have their temperature taken, and are required to follow social-distancing norms as dictated by state of Illinois.
May 28, 2020:
The College of Dentistry has decided to reopen clinics in June. As communicated earlier, student clinics will not be registering new patients until July 2020. If you are an existing patient, your dental provider will be reaching out to you in first week of June to schedule your next
May 21, 2020:
Clinics at College of Dentistry were closed to routine patient care on March 18 at the direction of Governor of Illinois in response to COVID-19 disease outbreak and all patients’ appointments were cancelled (Dental Student, Resident or Faculty Dental Practice), through May 29. Emergency dental care was provided to patients during this time frame.
Now that the Illinois Governor’s