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December 15, 2021 News DentistryNews

University at Buffalo Dental School Names Dr. Stefan Ruhl as Interim Dean

by ADA

The University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine announced Dec. 10 that it named Stefan Ruhl, D.D.S., as interim dean, effective Jan. 6. A professor and associate chair of the school’s department of oral biology, Dr. Ruhl is a renowned

December 14, 2021 News DentistryNews

UB Receives Nearly $735,000 to Expand Dental Care for Patients with Disabilities in WNY

by Marcene Robinson, University of Buffalo

The University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine has received a nearly $735,000 grant from the Delta Dental Community Care Foundation to increase the delivery of critical dental treatment to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities in Western New York,

November 8, 2021 News News

Zambon to Retire as Dean of Dental School After 39 Years of Service to UB

by The University at Buffalo

Joseph J. Zambon, DDS, PhD, SUNY Distinguished Teaching Professor of Periodontics and Endodontics and dean of the School of Dental Medicine, announced today that he will retire from UB, effective Jan. 5. A UB faculty member since 1982 and an

June 21, 2021 News DentistryNews

UB Accepts First Class to Pipeline Program Designed to Increase Diversity in Dentistry

by The University at Buffalo

People of color make up 10% of dentists, yet account for 34% of U.S. population The University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine welcomed the first cohort of 24 students to the Destination Dental School program, a new initiative that

March 25, 2021 News CancerNewsOral Health

UB Awarded $1.5 Million to Reprogram White Blood Cells in Fight Against Oral Cancer

by The University at Buffalo

Veterans two times more likely to develop head and neck cancers than non-veterans The University at Buffalo has received a $1.5 million grant from the United States Department of Defense to develop new therapies that help reduce chronic inflammation and

January 8, 2021 News DentistryNewsOral Health

UB Launches Pipeline Program to Increase Diversity in Dentistry

by The University at Buffalo

School of Dental Medicine to provide mentorship, hand skills development, test prep and more To increase enrollment of underrepresented students, the University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine has launched Destination Dental School, an initiative that aims to remove barriers

June 25, 2020 News DentistryNews

UB Dental Students 3D Print Free Face Shields For Local Dentists

by The University at Buffalo

A team of University at Buffalo dental students are using 3D printers to supply UB and Western New York dentists with much-needed protective equipment as local practices return to providing oral health care. The students, working under the guidance of

March 2, 2020 News News

Stefan Ruhl Receives Distinguished Scientist Award in Salivary Research

by The University at Buffalo

Stefan Ruhl, DDS, PhD, professor of oral biology in the University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine, was named the recipient of the 2020 International Association for Dental Research (IADR) Distinguished Scientist Award in Salivary Research. The award recognizes outstanding