School’s compliance manager featured in national magazine

November 20, 2020

Reading Time: 2 minutes Ann Arbor, Mich., Nov. 20, 2020 – An interview with Mary Jo Gray, the Compliance Manager for the School of Dentistry, is the cover story in the November issue of the magazine of the national Health Care Compliance Association. The lengthy article in Compliance Today, titled “The Pandemic Drill,” is a question-and-answer format with Gray …

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Dental school survey examines essential workers’ views on COVID-19

September 24, 2020

Reading Time: 4 minutes Ann Arbor, Mich., Sept. 24, 2020 – A survey of nearly a thousand people who were tested for COVID-19 antibodies at the School of Dentistry this summer examined how the pandemic is affecting the life experiences of essential workers, including dentists. The research project looked at the important role dentistry can play within the broader …

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Study uncovers new insights into opioid prescribing for dental procedures

May 22, 2020

Reading Time: 3 minutes Ann Arbor, Mich., May 22, 2020 – A study by a team of researchers including a School of Dentistry faculty member sheds new light on how opioids can be prescribed less frequently for pain management after dental procedures. University of Michigan researchers discovered that opioids are more likely to be prescribed after dental procedures that …

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Faculty member Domenica Sweier collaborates on Healthy Aging poll

March 26, 2020

Reading Time: 3 minutes Ann Arbor, Mich., March 26, 2020 – A new poll of older Americans that a School of Dentistry faculty member helped develop provides important insights into seniors’ views on dental insurance, oral health and dental care access. Dr. Domenica Sweier, a clinical associate professor at the dental school, helped develop the questions and analyze data …

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‘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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