Category results for: Pediatric Dentistry

VCU School of Dentistry faculty members earn prestigious diplomate certifications

Two VCU School of Dentistry faculty members have earned board certification and are now diplomates of the National Boards for their respective dental specialties, a pinnacle achievement in dentistry.

VCU Dental Care serves underinsured families at annual Give Kids a Smile event

On Friday, Feb. 18, 76 children from local families received free oral health care at the VCU Dental Care Pediatric Dentistry Clinic. Part of the American Dental Association’s Give Kids a Smile initiative, each year students, faculty and staff from VCU School of Dentistry and VCU Dental Care come together to provide oral health care […]

VCU Dental Care and CHoR team up with Glen Lea Elementary School to keep kids healthy and in the classroom

When a student sees the school nurse for a stomachache, tooth pain or other non-emergency medical situation, parents are often asked to pick them up and come back with a note from the doctor. This means kids miss school and adults lose time from work or other responsibilities. A new program between Children’s Hospital of […]

VCU Dental Care to reopen for dental appointments

“We are ready to serve you safely.” New safety and infection prevention measures in place to resume preventative, postponed, and non-emergent care VCU Dental Care is ready to resume preventative and postponed procedures for both pediatric and adult patients, such as placement of restorations and tooth replacements, gum treatments and cleanings, tooth extractions, cancer screening, and […]

Brickhouse named interim chair

Tegwyn H. Brickhouse, D.D.S., Ph.D. photo: VCU University Relations BRICKHOUSE NAMED INTERIM CHAIR AT SCHOOL OF DENTISTRY Research and policy strengths help eliminate barriers to oral health for the most vulnerable RICHMOND, Va., Dec. 7, 2017 – Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry Dean and Associate Vice President for Health Sciences, David C. Sarrett, D.M.D., […]

VCU School of Dentistry residents win research awards

Dr. Matt Detar (D.D.S. ’07) of the Department of Endodontics and Dr. Erika Lentini of the Department of Pediatric Dentistry are about to graduate from their residency programs, and they now can add research awards to their résumés. Detar received a prestigious research award from the American Association of Endodontists (AAE). During the AAE 2014 […]

VCU Dental Care celebrates Give Kids a Smile Day

Free services available for children in need of dental care VCU Dental Care will celebrate Give Kids a Smile Day for children 0-18 years of age who do not have dental insurance. Services include cleaning, extractions and minor restorations. The event will take place Friday, February 7, 2014 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., in […]

Spring 2013 Alumni Connections

Spring 2013 Alumni Connections Dear Friends, We have completed another successful school year in the Department of Pediatric Dentistry. This year brought with it many positive changes. There have been numerous awards, research presentations, publications and a much needed growth of our clinical practice here on the MCV Campus. We continue to expand upon our […]

Fellow in Pediatric Dentistry

Virginia Commonwealth University Department of Pediatric Dentistry is seeking applicants for a board-eligible pediatric dentist to serve as a fellow in the Department of Pediatric Dentistry. Responsibilities will predominately include clinical practice, including hospital-based practice and delivery of care in outpatient surgery centers. The Pediatric Dental Fellowship is a 6-12 month program designed to provide […]

Formerly conjoined twins receive dental care

VCU garnered national attention and press coverage in November 2011 when a team of surgeons separated conjoined twins Maria and Teresa Tapia. The procedure, which brought together nearly 50 pediatric specialists, lasted a grueling 22 hours but yielded positive results and two happy, healthy 19-month-old little girls. Following their surgical procedure, the Tapia twins with […]

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