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September 30, 2021 News NewsOral Health

Dental Care: The Best, Worst and Unproven Tools to Care for Your Teeth, According to a University at Buffalo Study

by The University at Buffalo

Study suggests interdental brushes and water picks work best to prevent gum disease, finds no extra power in powered toothbrushes, lists best mouth rinses and more Do probiotics prevent gum disease? Is flossing necessary? Many patients are unable to confidently

March 11, 2021 News DentistryNews

UB Receives $780,000 Grant for New 40-Foot Mobile Dental Clinic

by The University at Buffalo

Grant extends reach of UB dental program to Erie County’s underserved, including older adults and people with disabilities The University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine has received a $780,000 grant from the Mother Cabrini Health Foundation to expand its

November 6, 2020 News DentistryNews

Chester Gary Receives 2020 William J. Gies Editorial Awards

by The University of Buffalo

Chester J. Gary, DDS, JD, clinical assistant professor of restorative dentistry in the University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine, received the second and third place 2020 William J. Gies Editorial Award from the American Association of Dental Editors &

October 21, 2020 News NewsOral Health

UB Receives $1 Million to Establish Sunstar Robert J. Genco Endowed Chair in Oral Biology

by The University at Buffalo

In honor of the late Robert Genco, DDS, PhD, a longtime professor and prolific researcher in the University at Buffalo’s School of Dental Medicine, multinational oral health care company Sunstar Group has donated $1 million to establish a new endowed

December 1, 2019 News News

Forensic Dentist Uses Experiences Decoding Murder Evidence As Inspiration For First Crime Novel

by The University of Buffalo

Renowned forensic dentist Mary Bush lands book deal for Buffalo-based crime series Mary Bush has always been fascinated by murder. As a teen, Bush devoured Agatha Christie murder mystery novels and penned chapters of fan fiction. She later pursued a

May 30, 2018 News News

Buffalo Professor Trains Syrian Refugee Camp Teachers in Dental Care

by The University at Buffalo

Dental professor Othman Shibly travels twice a year to the borders of his native Syria to help deliver dental care to more than 2,000 refugee children. The challenge: The number amounts to one percent of the 200,000 children displaced by

January 22, 2018 News Oral Health

UB Dental Adds Nurses, Dieticians and Audiologists to Treat More than Smiles on Annual Day of Care

by University at Buffalo

Give Kids A Smile Day to focus on total health, offer new services that include hearing loss screenings, healthy eating guidance and Medicaid enrollment support. The University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine is delivering more than healthy smiles this

November 22, 2017 News Oral Health

UB Receives $1.35 Million Grant to Shed Light on the ‘Dark Matter of Biology’

by University of Buffalo

Researchers will develop tools that simplify analysis of glycans, biomolecules more diverse than the genome A University at Buffalo-led team of researchers has received a $1.35 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Common Fund for Glycoscience to

July 18, 2017 News AwardsDental PharmacologyNews

Work in Dental Research and Pharmacology Education Recognized

by University of Buffalo

University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine faculty members Frank Scannapieco and Peter Bradford have been named 2017 fellows of prestigious academic societies in the fields of dental research and pharmacology. Frank Scannapieco, DMD, PhD, chair and professor in the