UB Researchers Are Developing a "Vocabulary of Pain"
Twenty-five years ago, faculty in the University at Buffalo
School of Dental Medicine learned that parents were brushing their
children’s teeth with Comet, a cleaning powder more suited
for a bathroom sink. They immediately realized they needed to raise
the “dental IQ” in the community.
A Dental Career With Strings Attached
In a continuing effort to promote interdisciplinary research,
and foster relationships with government and industry to grow the
Western New York economy, the University at Buffalo is making some
of the region’s most advanced science and engineering
equipment, and cutting edge research facilities, available for
For the second year, Tracey Fest and Debbie Licata, members of the UB School of Dental Medicine’s Smile Team, have participated in the annual Gowns 4 Proms community event that provides young women from local high schools—who may not be able to afford a prom gown—free, previously owned gowns that have been donated specifically for this purpose.
BUFFALO, N.Y. – Each year as dental students prepare for
their licensure examinations, dental schools across the country
face the challenge of finding patients so that the students can
demonstrate their clinical skills.
BUFFALO, N.Y. – The UB dental clinic in Erie County Health
Mall offers students valuable experience
Buffalo, N.Y. – Splinting a friend’s finger, waxing
teeth until they shine and suturing will be on the agenda on
Tuesday, April 29 when nearly 100 University at Buffalo medical and
dental students visit ninth and tenth graders at the Health
Sciences Charter School (HSCS).
BUFFALO, N.Y. – The annual UB Run for Smiles, created by
students at the University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine to
raise community awareness about the dental clinic’s
affordable oral health care, will take place on Saturday, April 26
at 10 a.m. in the Health Sciences Quad on the South Campus.
BUFFALO, N.Y. – City of Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown will
appear at the University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine at 10
a.m. on Tuesday, Apr. 1 in Squire Hall to proclaim Apr. 6 through
Apr. 12 National Prosthodontics Awareness Week in Buffalo