This department was the first Oral Biology program in a U.S. dental school, the first to offer a Ph.D. in Oral Biology, and continues to be a leader in oral health research and funding.
Upon acceptance into the department you will have the opportunity to work with faculty and contribute towards nationally publicized research.
Click to find out more about the current research that is being done in the UB Department of Oral Biology.
The posthumous award recognizes the UB oral biologist for creating inventions that have made a tangible impact on society.
Robert J. Genco, SUNY Distinguished Professor of Oral Biology, Periodontics and Microbiology, has been posthumously named a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors.
The UB School of Dental Medicine will welcome hundreds of Western New York children who lack access to dental care to receive free oral health care, hearing and vision exams, and other health services.
UB professor Othman Shibly will travel to Lebanon to provide dental care to nearly 2,000 child refugees. The weeklong humanitarian mission is his fifth this year.