Students are working with faculty and staff to make sure everyone can see themselves in the profession
For UCLA dental students, Isaiah “Izzy” Sampson and Ryan Davis, entering the dental field was in one word — perplexing.
1967 - A health survey shows that Venice Beach residents need dental care more than any other service. Advocates approach the UCLA School of Dentistry with a proposal to open a community clinic.
1968 - Approvals from Chancellor Charles Young and dental school dean, Dr. Raider Soggnaes, move the clinic project forward. A grant for $38,000 is secured for start-up costs.
Lighting the Way: Giving Angelenos a Reason to Smile
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Dental students from around the country attended the Hispanic Dental Association's Student Regional Conference.
Topic: Ensuring a Vibrant Future for Dentistry Through Research and Discovery
UCLA School of Dentistry is honored to be recognized as a part of the problem solvers tackling global inequities. Our pediatric clinics serve thousands of children who otherwise may not have any access to care. The clinics work to fight the number 1 chronic yet preventable disease in children, caries or tooth decay.
Funds raised will go towards students' emerging needs
The COVID-19 crisis continues to turn our daily lives upside down. We are all experiencing a profound shift both professionally and personally. The UCLA Dentistry family is vast and widespread, but we’re also friendly and familiar and we want you to know that we are here with you and for you during these unprecedented times.
Like you, we have had to adjust the way we operate. We are having to change the ways we serve our patients and how we train our students.
Republished from the UCLA Newsroom
Author: Peggy McInerny
It began with sandwiches.
Since March, when UCLA transitioned to remote learning and closed the campus to all but essential services in response to the coronavirus pandemic, about 200 international students have chosen to stay in campus residence halls. Naturally, their situations caused concern among their parents all over the world.
Dr. Christine Quinn, Professor of Dental Anesthesiology
Dean Krebsbach: How long have you worked at the dental school and what is your role as an educator? As a provider of care?
Dr. Christine Quinn (pictured at top right): I have been working at the UCLA School of Dentistry since 1989 – if you do the math it makes me old… so, 31 years this July.