Ohio State Dental Journal

Spring 2018


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 Spring 2018 issue of the Dental Journal on Issuu.

The College of Dentistry hosted its 34th annual Research day on February 22, featuring original research from students, post-doctoral fellows, and residents. The event provided the nearly 500 students, faculty, and guests in attendance with an opportunity to learn about the researchers’ scientific achievements and innovations.Read more
The College of Dentistry has trained an expert eye on a special population in need—those patients who are undergoing or have undergone cancer treatments. Newly opened in January, the college’s Dental Oncology Clinic in Postle Hall serves patients who are in all stages of cancer care, providing clearances for patients beginning certain oncologic treatments and providing routine, comprehensive dental care to patients once they have beat cancer.Read more
Generations of College of Dentistry students and alumni have practiced dentistry in the armed forces following graduation. Now, several current student veterans have found a way to marry their allegiance to the military with their love for dentistry before leaving the college.Read more
Give Kids A Smile Day is always an exciting day at the College of Dentistry, and the event this February 2 was no exception. Named by the ADA as the national kick-off site, the college welcomed ADA leaders and event sponsors who flew to Columbus from around the country to celebrate and lend support to student practitioners.Read more
The College of Dentistry never really left Hamilton Hall. Home to the college from 1925 until classes began at our current building at 12th and Neil in 1951, every dentist who has graduated from the college the past 93 years has taken anatomy classes at Hamilton Hall. In December, several College of Dentistry offices—including the Office of the Dean—relocated from Postle Hall to the college’s next-door neighbor and former home at the corner of 11th and Neil.Read more
Although it will be a few more months before the southeast corner of Postle Hall is razed as part of the Phase I Postle Hall replacement, work began in late fall to refurbish three of the building’s five lecture halls before the remaining two are demolished.Read more
As exciting as it has been for College of Dentistry alumni, students, staff and faculty to visualize the new spaces that will be realized with the completion of Phase I of the Postle Hall replacement, there is still the practical side of the project: Raising $25 million to complete the new facility. A dedicated alumni committee comprised of campaign gift leaders has accepted the challenge of helping the college meet its fundraising goal.Read more