Penn Dental Medicine

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Penn Dental Medicine’s White Coat Ceremony Welcomes Class of 2020 »

Aug 17, 2016 Held August 15, this annual tradition holds symbolic significance for the students as they declare their commitment to the responsibilities of the dental profession.


Dr. Manju Benakanakere Selected for National Research Mentoring Program »

Aug 09, 2016 This year-long program offers grant writing and professional development training. Dr. Benakanakere is one of 10 fellows selected nationwide.


Penn Dental Team Uses Nanoparticles to Break Up Plaque and Prevent Cavities »

Jul 27, 2016 Dr. Michel Koo's lab has used nanoparticles to activate hydrogen peroxide, producing free radicals that were able to degrade the biofilm matrix and kill the bacteria within.

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University of Pennsylvania
School of Dental Medicine
240 South 40th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6030