Dentistry News Publication Guidelines

Dentistry Insider is an online publication that provides an inside look at the exceptional students, faculty, staff and alumni of Texas A&M College of Dentistry. It is produced in the Office of Advancement, Communications & Alumni Relations.

Submitting items to Dentistry Insider

To submit news tips to Dentistry News, please contact Caleb Vierkant at or at 214-828-8358. Alumni Class Notes may be submitted via the Class Notes submission form.

For time-sensitive submissions, please allow at least one business week prior to the event, deadline or RSVP date.

For additional assistance, please call the Office of Marketing & Communications at 214-828-8214.


Dentistry News may publish announcements regarding the deaths of alumni and current or former staff and faculty. The Office of Marketing & Communications considers factors such as campus involvement, years of interaction with College of Dentistry students and colleagues, leadership and scope of impact when determining newsworthiness for publication.

Editorial Considerations

Items submitted to Dentistry News may be edited for clarity, Associated Press style and grammar. The Office of Marketing & Communications may exercise final consideration for any items to be included in Dentistry News, including placement and extent of coverage, especially concerning dated news items.

Photo Disclaimer

The offices of Marketing & Communications at Texas A&M College of Dentistry may use photographs or video taken during on- and off-campus events in news stories, on the web, in university publications and other publicly disseminated promotional materials. If you prefer not to be included, simply inform the photographer/videographer at the time images are taken. The College of Dentistry adheres to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act; therefore images taken in which patients are identifiable will not be published without written patient consent. If you have concerns about a published image, please contact Caleb Vierkant.