Click here to subscribe to our RSS News Feed
Monday, October 7, 2019
It’s bad enough to grow up in abject poverty with a mother who doesn’t love you. But when you come from an abusive home and have rotting teeth that make you a target for school bullies, life can seem barely worth living. Sonja Lauren persevered, though, and now educates tomorrow’s dentists about how they can make sure her history doesn't repeat for others. Read More
Thursday, September 26, 2019
Nine-year-old Marsha Jones is unique in her love for visiting the dentist. Even after having terrible pain that led to eight baby teeth being pulled during the course of a few months, Jones said she loves everything about going to see Dr. Susmitha Koti, chief pediatric dentistry resident in the pediatric dentistry clinic. Read More
Oral maxillofacial surgeon Dr. Ignacio Velasco Martinez and representatives from the nerve regeneration and repair company Axogen say they have completed a first in medical literature: successfully reconnecting the two cut ends of a nerve in patient Violet Thompson’s face with an allograft. The procedure was done during a surgery to remove a benign but disfiguring tumor.
Published on Thursday, August 22, 2019
The University of Mississippi Medical Center on Friday conferred degrees to 853 students who are beginning their careers in the health sciences, or entering into a new chapter of an existing one in this state and beyond.
Published on Friday, May 24, 2019
Friends and colleagues of Dr. Roddy Scarbrough, who has risen to the highest ranks of organized dentistry, describe him as down to earth, humble and incredibly dedicated to the profession. Scarbrough, who has devoted much of his life to making sure dentists’ voices are heard, is the most recent recipient of the Dental Alumnus of the Year Award.
Published on Monday, February 11, 2019
The School of Dentistry completed a massive service project last week, providing free dental care to 1,444 underserved and uninsured children, adults and veterans, beating last year’s record. The weeklong event gave students and volunteers from several UMMC schools the opportunity to learn and to see patients under faculty supervision.
Published on Thursday, February 7, 2019
Published on Monday, February 4, 2019
Published on Thursday, January 31, 2019
Published on Thursday, January 24, 2019
Published on Friday, January 4, 2019
Published on Thursday, December 27, 2018
Published on Monday, November 19, 2018
Published on Thursday, October 18, 2018
Published on Monday, July 16, 2018
Published on Monday, June 25, 2018
Published on Thursday, May 24, 2018
Published on Monday, May 14, 2018
Published on Monday, May 7, 2018
Published on Thursday, May 3, 2018
Published on Monday, February 12, 2018