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Penn Dental Medicine’s White Coat Ceremony Welcomes Class of 2022 »

Aug 15, 2018 This tradition holds symbolic significance for the incoming class as they declare their commitment to assume the responsibilities of the dental profession.


IADR/IAP Establishes Research Award Honoring Legacy of Ricardo Teles »

Aug 03, 2018 The recently established award recognizes the many contributions Dr. Ricardo Teles made to the field of clinical periodontal research.


Mentoring Program Introduces High School Students to Dentistry, Higher Ed »

Aug 01, 2018 Penn Dental Medicine has been hosting area high school students as part of Penn’s Provost Summer Mentorship Program.


Dental Plaque Is No Match for Catalytic Nanoparticles »

Jul 31, 2018 Twice-daily rinses of FDA-approved nanoparticles broke apart oral biofilms and prevented tooth decay in a study from the lab of Dr. Michel Koo, published this week in Nature Communications.

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Penn Dental Medicine Journal

The Penn Dental Medicine Journal is published twice a year for the alumni and friends of Penn Dental Medicine, featuring stories on the School’s programs and activities and news on faculty, students, staff, and alumni.

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