Orthodontics & Pediatric Dentistry

‘Nature Communications’ Journal Publishes New Bone Research by Noriaki Ono Group

January 29, 2020

Reading Time: 2 minutes Ann Arbor, Mich., Jan. 29, 2020 – A research team led by School of Dentistry faculty member Noriaki Ono has published a new study advancing the understanding of how cells repair bone injuries. Published in the journal Nature Communications, the study goes beyond previous research that found that bone regeneration is performed by a small …

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New Faculty Join School

January 23, 2020

Reading Time: 2 minutes New Faculty Updates are published in January and July each year to introduce full-time faculty who have joined the School of Dentistry. Ann Arbor, Mich., January 23, 2020 – The two new full-time faculty members who joined the School of Dentistry since Aug. 1, 2019, specialize in pediatric dentistry and periodontology. Here are brief biographies …

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Dentistry Resident speaks at university’s Winter Commencement

December 16, 2019

Reading Time: 3 minutes Dr. Heather Camhi is not just a Wolverine – she’s a Wolverine times three. As she prepared to speak at yesterday’s University of Michigan Winter Commencement as one of two student speakers, she reflected on her degrees from Michigan – a bachelor’s in Sociology, a master’s of Public Health in Epidemiology and, now, her master’s …

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Donor Profile: Eric and Beth Hannapel Give Back in Many Ways

September 24, 2019

Reading Time: 8 minutes This profile is one in a series highlighting School of Dentistry alumni, donors and students. It would be easy for Eric and Beth Hannapel to go about their daily lives focused only on their successful orthodontics practice and the busy pace of raising four children in a close-knit family. That would be enough of a …

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Noriaki Ono research on skeletal stem cells featured in journal ‘Nature’

November 6, 2018

Reading Time: 1 minute Ann Arbor, Mich., Nov. 6, 2018 -– Noriaki Ono, assistant professor in the Department of Orthodontics and Pediatric Dentistry, has new research about skeletal stem cells that is being published in the journal Nature. The study, “Resting zone of the growth plate harbors a unique class of skeletal stem cells,” is important because it will help explain …

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Trying to Solve the Mysteries of TMJD and Orofacial Pain

January 20, 2014

Reading Time: 3 minutes Ann Arbor, MI — January 20, 2014 — It’s a complex spectrum of disorders that affects as many as 10 million Americans.  Its exact causes, however, are unknown.  Researchers, dentists and other health care professionals have been searching for decades for clues that may offer insights into what causes temporomandibular joint disorders and orofacial pain …

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Kapila Gives Prestigious Orthodontics Lecture

July 22, 2013

Reading Time: 2 minutes Ann Arbor, MI — July 22, 2013 — A University of Michigan School of Dentistry professor recently delivered one of the profession of orthodontics most prestigious lectures, the Jacob A. Salzmann Lecture, during the American Association of Orthodontics annual session in Philadelphia.  Dr. Sunil Kapila, the Robert W. Browne Endowed Professor and chair of the …

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Weeden 1st Among Women in Local Marathon

June 13, 2013

Reading Time: 2 minutes Ann Arbor, MI — June 13, 2013 — Dr. Josephine Weeden (DDS 1996), an adjunct clinical assistant professor in the Department of Orthodontics and Pediatric Dentistry at the University of Michigan School of Dentistry, placed first among women runners in the Ann Arbor Marathon.  The second annual event was held June 9. Weeden, who finished …

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A First! 3 in a Row for U-M Orthodontics

January 14, 2013

Reading Time: 3 minutes Resident Wins Milo Hellman Award Ann Arbor, MI — January 14, 2013 — It’s a first!  For the third consecutive year, a resident in the University of Michigan School of Dentistry’s Graduate Orthodontics Program has won the prestigious Milo Hellman Research Award from the American Association of Orthodontists.   This year’s winner, Dr. Aaron Havens, a third-year …

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