Recent Posts

Our new building: What faculty have to say

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.

Seeking answers from the past

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.

Understanding genetic dental diseases

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.

Jump start

Three Caruth students explored just why automated external defibrillators aren’t in every dental office, and why patients and providers could benefit if they were. Then they won a national award for their research.

Domino effect

A desire to gain knowledge — and share it — lured this dental hygiene professional into the world of academics. It also could be one reason he won the ADHA Educator of the Year Award just three years into his teaching career.

The road less traveled

Dr. Peter Buschang has spent most of his career elevating the research of orthodontic graduates. Thirty years and more than 300 published papers later, he’s being honored with a lifetime achievement award.