New Faculty


Dr. Thikriat Al-Jewair has joined the faculty as an associate professor and director of the Advanced Education Program in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics. She served in a similar role at the State University of New York at Buffalo before joining UMKC. Dr. Al-Jewair earned a BDS degree (’03) from King Saud University, an MSc in dental public health (’09) from the University of Toronto and a certificate and MS in orthodontics (’12) from the University at Buffalo. Continue reading

Showers Give Way to Smiles at This Fall’s Welcome Game

THE ANNUAL NEW STUDENT Welcome Game on Aug. 28 at “The K,” sponsored by the Dental Alumni Association, was a big success despite starting off with a downpour. The torrent quickly passed, its only bad effect being a batch of soggy cookies. Otherwise, the storm gave way to beautiful skies and a great night of baseball, including a Royals victory. The UMKC School of Dentistry DDS Class of 2022 and DH Class of 2020 really “soaked up” new memories with alumni, faculty, staff and friends.