outreach

Alumni Profile: Dr. Scott Hodges (DDS 1986, MS 1991)

April 22, 2019

Reading Time: 8 minutes Providing dental care to the underserved is a big part of this dentist’s mission This profile is one in a series highlighting School of Dentistry alumni, donors and students. Ann Arbor, Mich., April 22, 2019 — When Scott Hodges was a high school kid working 70 or 80 hours a week all summer long at his …

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Free clinic gives kids a smile, encourages good oral health practices

April 1, 2019

Reading Time: 4 minutes Ann Arbor, Mich., April 1, 2019 — The importance of children’s oral health was the message delivered Saturday by students at the University of Michigan School of Dentistry as they conducted the annual “Give Kids a Smile!” Clinic. Parents from the Ann Arbor and Ypsilanti area brought 52 children from ages 4 to 17 to the …

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University features dental school outreach program in new video, article

September 10, 2018

Reading Time: 2 minutes Ann Arbor, Mich., Sept. 10, 2018 -– Fourth-year students and faculty from the School of Dentistry are featured in a new video and story produced for the university’s Michigan Impact Newsletter, which highlights U-M programs that benefit citizens throughout the state. The “Stories of Our State” video and story focus on students and faculty who spend three weeks each …

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Dr. Yvonne Kapila Lauded by U-M for International Outreach

November 18, 2013

Reading Time: 2 minutes Ann Arbor, MI — November 18, 2013 — A University of Michigan School of Dentistry faculty member has been recognized by the University for her international outreach initiatives.  Dr. Yvonne Kapila, director of the School’s Global Oral Health Initiative and a professor of dentistry in the Department of Periodontics and Oral Medicine, was one of …

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Grant Awarded for School’s Military Veterans Dental Care Program

November 13, 2013

Reading Time: 2 minutes Ann Arbor, MI — November 13, 2013 — An outreach program launched by a group of dental students from the University of Michigan School of Dentistry to provide oral health care to disabled and homeless Michigan military veterans has received a grant to provide additional care. The $10,000 grant from the Delta Dental Foundation, the …

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Dental Students Making a Difference in Traverse City Outreach

October 16, 2013

Reading Time: 3 minutes Ann Arbor, MI — October 16, 2013 — Students in the University of Michigan School of Dentistry’s Community-Based Dental Education program are being lauded for their skills and efforts to help those needing oral health care in the Traverse City area. More than two years ago, U-M dental students began working with the Traverse Health …

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Dental Students Helping in Traverse City

April 24, 2013

Reading Time: < 1 minute Ann Arbor, MI — April 24, 2013 — University of Michigan School of Dentistry dental students continue making a difference in the lives of the state’s residents.  Dental students Daniel Fragnoli and Daniel DeNucci talked to a Traverse City newspaper reporter about their experiences providing oral health care as part of the School’s Community-Based Dental Education program …

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Area Youngsters Receive Dental Care at School of Dentistry

February 11, 2013

Reading Time: 3 minutes Ann Arbor, MI — February 11, 2013 — “You’re doing a good job of brushing and flossing your teeth.  I can tell when I look at them,” says second-year dental student Jessica Gillis as she looks at the teeth of 7-year-old Alex Kim.  Alex was one of 27 children seen by U-M dental students and …

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