The following 4 students completed the requirements for the Oral and Craniofacial Sciences MS degree. Congratulations!
Dr. Jerad Divine- The Effect of Resection on the Sealer-Dentin Interface in Roots Obturated with Tricalcium Silicate Sealer: A Confocal Laser Scanning Microscopy and India Ink Penetration In Vitro Pilot Study
Dr. Brad Chun- Effect of Highly Filled Light-Cured Resin Sealant on Bracket Shear Bond Strength in Demineralization Conditions
Dr. Alicia Griffin- Knowledge of Dental Students with Respect to Orthodontic Diagnosis and Clear Aligner Therapy in Conjunction with a Study of Predoctoral Orthodontic Curricula
Dr. Kevin Kaiser- Association of Nasal Septum Area and Deviation with Anteroposterior Maxillary Position and Facial Skeletal Asymmetries
Photo from their thesis defenses here.
Extended Care Permit III
Online/One-Day, In-Person Lab | 18 Credit Hours
Online Portion: January – May 2019 | In-Person Lab: May 18, 2019
Deadline to Enroll: January 30, 2019 Continue reading
THE SCHOOL OF DENTISTRY is proud to have many multigenerational families and realizes its success comes in part from its rich history, with roots stretching back to 1881. Here are the legacy students from the DDS Class of 2022 and DH Class of 2020. Continue reading
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
FIFTEEN RETIRING FACULTY and staff members with 384 years of combined service were recognized in September. Their years of service are in parentheses. Continue reading
Dr. Tim Cox was recognized at a recent dinner as the new Endowed Professor in Musculoskeletal Tissue Research in the Department of Oral and Craniofacial Sciences. Continue reading
AS PART OF his introduction to UMKC, Chancellor C. Mauli Agrawal is touring each school or academic department on each campus. He came to the UMKC Health Sciences District on Aug. 29 and toured the School of Dentistry. Agrawal came to UMKC from the University of Texas-San Antonio Health Science Center and has a passion for health services.
THE NATIONAL INSTITUTE of Dental and Craniofacial Research, part of the National Institutes of Health, has awarded UMKC School of Dentistry a five-year grant totaling $1.84 million to develop the next generation of longer-lasting materials for restorative dentistry. Continue reading
IF YOU’VE HAD any recent dealings with the School of Dentistry, there’s a good chance you crossed paths with new staff member Audriana Bruno, administrative coordinator for alumni affairs and continuing education. Her title only hints at her varied duties, which also involve her in fundraising and the Midwest Dental Conference. Continue reading
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.