Commencement 2022: A Celebration of Completing Degrees During an Unprecedented Time

May 10, 2022

Ann Arbor, Mich., May 10, 2022 – The students who graduated from the School of Dentistry on Friday were saluted for their choice of a profession that will touch and significantly improve the lives of thousands of people in the graduates’ work as practicing dentists, hygienists, researchers and educators. Commencement speakers encouraged members of the …

School of Dentistry to host free clinic for kids on April 9

March 16, 2022

Ann Arbor, Mich., March 16, 2022 – Dental and dental hygiene students and faculty from the University of Michigan School of Dentistry will provide free oral health care services to children ages 4 to 14 on Saturday, April 9. It’s part of an annual clinic at the dental school called “Give Kids a Smile” and …

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Alumni Profile: Dr. Marilyn Woolfolk’s career started in research, moved into dentistry and found a home in academia, all at the School of Dentistry over 42 years

February 10, 2022

This profile is one in an ongoing series highlighting School of Dentistry alumni, donors and students. When Dr. Marilyn Woolfolk reflects on her 42-year career at the University of Michigan School of Dentistry, it’s a success story of resiliency and determination as she navigated a path from researcher to dental student to professor to administrator. …

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Five new faculty join OMFS, BMSP and POM departments

February 7, 2022

New Faculty Updates are published twice annually to introduce full-time faculty who have joined the School of Dentistry. Ann Arbor, Mich., Feb. 7, 2022 – The five new full-time faculty members who joined the School of Dentistry since Aug. 1, 2021, specialize in residency program management, periodontology, oral medicine, and biologic and materials sciences. Here …

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Student Profile: Natani Atsitty has navigated a distinctive path from a Navajo reservation to linguistics to Army helicopter pilot to dentist

December 10, 2021

This profile is one in an ongoing series highlighting School of Dentistry alumni, donors and students. The story of Natani Atsitty’s journey to the University of Michigan School of Dentistry stands out even at a highly selective school where his fellow students also have distinctive and impressive credentials that led them to Ann Arbor. The …

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Dr. Hom-Lay Wang receives distinguished service award; several others also cited by national periodontology group

December 8, 2021

Ann Arbor, Mich., Dec. 8, 2021 – Periodontics faculty and graduate program residents received numerous awards at the American Academy of Periodontology annual meeting last month. Faculty member Dr. Hom-Lay Wang received the Distinguished Service Award from the organization that represents more than 8,000 periodontists. The award honors members who have contributed to the specialty …

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