Technology & Innovation

U-M XR Initiative podcast features Dr. Alex DaSilva updating H.O.P.E. Lab research

November 9, 2020

Ann Arbor, Mich., Nov. 9, 2020 – The research of School of Dentistry faculty member Dr. Alexandre DaSilva was the subject of a recent podcast conducted by the director of the University of Michigan’s Extended Reality (XR) Initiative. Jeremy Nelson interviewed DaSilva about his research as director of the Headache and Orofacial Pain Effort Lab, …

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Bien-Air donates electric handpieces worth $2.3 million

June 8, 2020

Ann Arbor, Mich., June 8, 2020 – The School of Dentistry has received a large, in-kind gift of dental equipment from Bien-Air, USA, Inc., one of the largest dental suppliers in the world, as part of the school’s major renovation project. Bien-Air is donating and installing 388 electric handpiece units used by faculty and students …

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U-M’s XR Initiative funds faculty member’s VR research

April 3, 2020

Ann Arbor, Mich., April 3, 2020 – School of Dentistry faculty member Hera Kim-Berman is leading one of six projects that have received the first wave of funding under the University of Michigan’s new Extended Reality, or XR, Initiative. Dr. Kim-Berman, Graduate Orthodontic Program Director and Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Orthodontics and …

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ADEA journal cites Nalliah paper as one of its 10 best in 2019

January 13, 2020

Ann Arbor, Mich., Jan. 13, 2020 – A paper published by Dr. Romesh Nalliah, Associate Dean for Patient Services at the School of Dentistry, has been cited as one of the 10 best articles of 2019 in the Journal of Dental Education (JDE). Nalliah, a clinical professor at the dental school, described how patient service …

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School’s website redesigned to make information easier to find

September 30, 2019

Ann Arbor, Mich., Sept. 30, 2019 – The School of Dentistry’s website has been redesigned to help patients, prospective students and the general public more easily find information they need about the school. Launched earlier this month, the new website is the first overhaul to the school’s web presence in more than five years. Application programmer …

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Digital Imaging Advancing Care at School of Dentistry

October 2, 2013

Ann Arbor, MI — October 2, 2013 — Digital imaging is making significant inroads at the University of Michigan School of Dentistry. New digital imaging equipment was recently installed in 22 clinics throughout the School to enhance the quality of care patients receive as well as prepare students in dental, dental hygiene, and graduate programs …

Two dentists working with a computer