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Dental Medicine News and Stories


Community    COVID-19

Dental providers are on the frontline of healthcare

Teams at the University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine are part of the community of healthcare workers on the frontline during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Author SDM Comms | Publish Date May 11, 2020
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Community    COVID-19    Students

Thimble Army helps workers on pandemic's frontlines

“Sew with love” is the slogan of the Thimble Army, a group of CU Dental students who have dedicated their free time away from remote learning to sewing masks for local healthcare workers.

Author SDM Comms | Publish Date April 14, 2020
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Community    Students

Former Olympian's Passion for Health Equity Changes Communities

Second-year dental student Dijana Elmejdoubi (DDS ’22) was ten years old when civil war tore through her home country of Bosnia ripping families apart and leaving her community shattered. But, instead of allowing her early life experience to defeat her, she overcame the darkness she had seen in the war and emerged with a deep appreciation for life and commitment to helping build community.

Author SDM Comms | Publish Date March 10, 2020
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ACTS Preceptor Spotlight: Megan Bright, DDS

The Advanced Clinical Training & Service (ACTS) Program is comprised of nearly 40 clinical sites across Colorado and a team of more than 70 community dental preceptors (experienced clinicians).


Author SDM Comms | Publish Date December 30, 2019
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Thanking our Heroes

John Berdeaux came up with a simple solution to his complex dental problem: chew a Chiclet and put it where his front tooth should be.

Author SDM Comms | Publish Date November 08, 2019
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School of Dental Medicine In the News

CU Anschutz News

Student-Inspired Collaboration Results in Custom Dental Face Shield

news outletCU Anschutz News
Publish DateApril 05, 2021

CU dental school teams with Inworks in creating COVID-protective design that cuts cost and waste

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CU Anschutz News

Pregnancy, Pandemic and Career: 'It's Your Future and Your Family'

news outletCU Anschutz News
Publish DateFebruary 02, 2021

Postdocs and faculty in the CU School of Dental Medicine's Department of Craniofacial Biology reflect on starting a family during COVID-19

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Parker Chronicle

CU Dental Graduate to Open All-Women Dental Practice in Parker

news outletParker Chronicle
Publish DateJanuary 25, 2021

Isra Ahmed, of Denver, is moving a new practice to Parker to fulfill a need that has been a dream of hers since she started dental school at the University of Colorado - a "community hub" for dental work.

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Denver 7

Colorado medical and law schools see surge in applications

news outletDenver 7
Publish DateDecember 20, 2020

Medical schools around the country have seen a surge in applications this year, that some have dubbed the “Fauci effect,” after the country’s leading infectious disease specialist, Dr. Anthony Fauci.

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