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Penn Dental Medicine Study Blocks Inflammatory Bone Loss in Gum Disease »

Sep 30, 2015 The study led by Dr. George Hajishengallis shows a protein can inhibit bone loss associated with periodontitis and could have implications for other diseases involving bone loss.


Penn Dental Medicine Study Is Proof-of-Concept for Low-cost Drug Made in Lettuce »

Sep 30, 2015 The study from the lab of Dr. Henry Daniell shows the viability of his plant-based system for producing drugs in plants at a large scale and at a low cost for human clinical trials.


Penn Dental Medicine Receives $10 Million Gift from Alumnus Robert I. Schattner, DDS »

Sep 29, 2015 The gift is the largest from a living alumnus in the School's history and will fund a dramatic new meeting/reception space and the renovation of the School's Main Clinic.

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October is National Dental Hygiene Month - Schedule a Check-up

Quality care through the school’s clinics & Penn Dental Family Practice. Learn more »

Research Updates

A quick update on Penn Dental Medicine research with a snapshot of recent publications and grant awards. Review list »

Courtly Treasures

The Collection of Thomas W. Evans, Surgeon Dentist to Napoleon III open at the Arthur Ross Gallery through Nov 8. Read more »
As Penn Dental Medicine's Evans Building marks the 100th anniversary of its dedication this year, plans are set for a major transformation of this historic structure.
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The Robert Schattner Center
University of Pennsylvania
School of Dental Medicine
240 South 40th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6030