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Drivers of Inflammation Provide Valuable Targets for New Gum Disease Therapies »

Oct 17, 2018 New research from the lab of Dr. George Hajishengallis shows that a subset of T cells contributes to the inflammation and bone loss associated with periodontitis.


Penn Dental, AAL Spark Innovation in Dental Education with New Online Certification Program »

Oct 17, 2018 This initiative is designed to calibrate and orient new clinical faculty as predoctoral, postgraduate, and allied dental educators.


Student Innovators Compete in Social Entrepreneur Leadership Conference »

Oct 10, 2018 Five student teams from Penn Dental Medicine presented their ideas for unique dental products in a Shils Stars Dental Student Competition.


Penn Oral Medicine Active in World Workshop on Oral Medicine »

Oct 08, 2018 Department of Oral Medicine faculty served in both key leadership and advisory roles at the World Workshop on Oral Medicine in Gothenburg, Sweden.

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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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