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Tag: Dentistry

NYU Dentistry Launches Center Dedicated to a More Equitable Future of...

Research has long shown that oral health care is integral to overall health and well-being, yet millions of people who need dental care continue to...

First Native American Woman to Become a Dentist Continues to Be...

Jessica Rickert, DDS, had been working as a dentist for nearly five years before she discovered that she was the first Native American woman...

Dental Programs Go Mobile to Provide Care, Education to Underserved Populations

Although federal, insurance, and community programs have made strides in providing better access to quality oral healthcare for a wider range of people, the...

USI Dental Hygiene Students Connect with Veterans to Provide Individualized Care

For retired National Guard Sgt. Russell Sumner, dental care is a luxury not often reserved for people in the military. “In the military, if your...

First Impressions: Program Helps Prepare Undergrads for Dental School

The relative lack of minorities in the dental profession never deterred Devin Stewart, who is African American, from pursuing his dream of becoming a...

UCSF Delivers on Its Commitment to Diversity

Students at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) School of Medicine have made it their mission to connect underrepresented and disadvantaged youth to...

“Lone Soldier” Recruits American Indian 

Dentists to Serve the Community

Conveniently nestled between 22 federally recognized American Indian tribes, A.T. Still University’s (ATSU) Arizona School of Dentistry and Oral Health (ASDOH), in Mesa, has...

Creating a Culture of Inclusiveness

Columbia College of Dental Medicine is on a mission to increase minority presence in the dental profession At Columbia University, Dennis Mitchell is helping fill...

A Need for Diversity in the Oral Health Workforce

  The racial and ethnic composition of the health professions workforce, including the dental workforce, fails miserably to reflect the increasing diversity of the U.S....