Ohio State Dental Journal

Summer 2019

The Ohio State Dental Journal shares what is new and exciting among our students, staff, faculty, alumni and friends. The journal is yet another way to keep you connected with the many special things that are happening at the College of Dentistry.

Read the Summer 2019 issue of the Dental Journal on Issuu.



On Friday, May 3, the College of Dentistry held its annual Convocation ceremony to celebrate the Dental and Dental Hygiene Classes of 2019. Leading up to this momentous event are two or four years of focused study, practice, patient management, and a great deal of personal growth and development.Read more
David Smeltzer, DDS ’95, wouldn’t be the successful oral surgeon he is today if not for his older sister, Debbie York, DDS ’00.Read more
In late April, 455 students, staff, and faculty became a part of history when they signed their names on a construction beam that will be included in the framework of the college’s new building. The beam signing served as an exciting precursor to a major milestone in the Postle Hall construction project—the framing of the new structure!Read more
An alumnus of The Ohio State University, Craig Ramsey is the first college graduate in his family. Eight years ago, he returned to his alma mater to join Ohio State’s Facilities and Operations Development, which supports the university’s academic facility needs through design and construction, environmental health and safety, energy services and sustainability, operations, and utilities. Just over a year ago, he transitioned to the College of Dentistry to become the Director of Building Services.Read more
OHIO Project and Dental Student Recognized with University Engagement AwardsRead more
Brian Foster, PhD, Assistant Professor in the Division of Biosciences, has been at the College of Dentistry just four years, but he has already won two major research awards from the college: Paper of the Year in the basic science category in 2018 and Paper of the Year in the clinical science category in 2019.Read more