For the last decade, the DFW dental community has participated in this annual student-led runathon, which has generated more than $100,000 for the Social Services Dental Care Fund at Texas A&M College of Dentistry.
Consider this column a virtual office water cooler, a forum for our alumni to offer a glimpse of life as they see it. Whether these insights come at the outset or end of a career or somewhere in between, they might just spark some inspiration for the rest of us.
It's not every day that dental school administrators and faculty overhaul the curriculum in tandem with the construction of a 157,000 square-foot, state-of-the-art clinical facility. Now, several individuals closest to the project share what excites them most about what lies ahead for students and the patients they serve.
What can 10,000 year-old skeletal collections reveal about life and health in Asia through the centuries? Quite a bit, actually. Just ask this Texas A&M College of Dentistry professor in charge of a newly formed international research network.
Dentin disorders of the teeth can have a devastating effect on a person’s quality of life. What if preventing these conditions was as easy as taking a drink of water? A new $1.7 million NIH grant brings Texas A&M College of Dentistry researchers one step closer to that possibility.