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Plant-made Antimicrobial Peptide Targets Dental Plaque and Gum Tissues »

Sep 22, 2016 The labs of Michel Koo & Henry Daniell showed a plant-made antimicrobial peptide significantly prevented bacterial biofilm build-up and could be taken up by oral cavity cells.


Penn Dental Medicine Welcomes New Board Member »

Sep 22, 2016 Vincent Mosimann, President and Chairman of the Board of Bien-Air Holding SA, has joined Penn Dental Medicine's Board of Overseers. Bien-Air is a privately held medical instrument manufacturer based in Switzerland.


Dental Mentorship Program Graduates Return to Penn as Students »

Sep 21, 2016 Freshman Melanie Grajales and her sister, a Penn undergrad, credit their time at Penn Dental through the summer mentorship program with putting them on a path to Penn.

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As Penn Dental Medicine's Evans Building marked the 100th anniversary of its dedication in 2015, work began on a major transformation of this historic structure.
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University of Pennsylvania
School of Dental Medicine
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Philadelphia, PA 19104-6030