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April 2016

Prevalence An estimated 35,000 new cases of oral cancer will be diagnosed each year. Oral cancer will claim 7,600 lives annually. On average, 60 percent of those with the disease will survive more than five years. Oral cancer affects almost twice as many men as women. Risk Factors An estimated 25%...Read more

March 2016

On June 1, Lisa Lang, DDS, MS, MBA, will join the college as Chair of the Division of General Practice and Materials Science.Read more
Rodney Norris, a Youngstown, Ohio native and D1 student in the College of Dentistry, is the 2016 recipient of the Richard C. Veler, DDS, and Betty G. Veler Dental Scholarship.Read more

February 2016

The College of Dentistry helps maximize dental practitioners’ role in improving the overall health of their patients as well as treating medically complex patients in this unique continuing education event.Read more
Congratulations to the students, residents, and fellows who presented more than 50 abstracts on an array of cutting-edge research topics at the College of Dentistry's 32nd annual Research Day.Read more
The College of Dentistry hosted its 8th Give Kids a Smile Day on Saturday, February 5, with faculty-supervised students providing free dental exams, cleanings, extractions, fillings and crowns to underserved children.Read more
Dr. James Cottle, assistant professor in the Division of General Practice and Materials Science, was inducted as a fellow of the International College of Dentists (ICD).Read more
Dr. Peter Larsen and Dr. John Walters have been selected to serve on an Ohio State task force that will explore options for creating a university-wide program to address Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR).Read more
Many adults understand the importance of regular dental care, but parents often wonder why a dentist would need to see a nearly toothless infant. The reason is prevention, explains Catherine M. Flaitz DDS, MS, chair of the Division of Pediatric Dentistry at The Ohio State University’s College of...Read more

January 2016

College of Dentistry Dean Patrick M. Lloyd, DDS, MS, FACP has been selected as the 2016 recipient of Marquette University's Distinguished Alumnus in Dentistry Award.Read more