• Schulich Dentistry programs accredited

    December 12, 2019
    At the end of November, the Commission on Dental Accreditation of Canada informed the School that all of its programs are accredited. This includes the Doctor of Dental Surgery, Internationally Trained Dentists, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Graduate Orthondontics and the General Practice Residency programs.  

  • Movember Team raises cash while growing their moustaches

    December 12, 2019
    The Schulich Dentistry Movember Team raised more than $3,000 in support of men’s health, all while growing some impressive moustaches. The team thanks everyone who participated and donated, including the two major fundraisers, Dr. Tim Wilson from Anatomy and Cell Biology and Bilal Maqbool, Class of 2022. 

  • Fall Awards Reception

    November 28, 2019
    More than 20 awards were presented to students at the annual Schulich Dentistry Fall Awards Reception on November 21. Congratulations to the recipients on their hard work and dedication! 

  • Traveling Through the Professions

    November 27, 2019
    On Saturday, November 16, second year dental students Alicia Gordon and Zahava Bagola represented Schulich Dentistry at the Traveling Through the Professions workshop at the Fanshawe College Open House.  

  • Student Leaders

    November 27, 2019
    Students recently had the opportunity to represent Schulich Dentistry at regional and international meetings as part of their work with the Student Professionalism & Ethics Association.  

  • Surviving First Year

    November 27, 2019
    The Student Professionalism and Ethics Association (SPEA) at Schulich Dentistry kicked off the new year with “Surviving First Year” on October 30th, 2019. The event was tailored to give first year dental students insight into the academic challenges of first year and how to overcome them. 

  • Halloween Bake Sale

    November 26, 2019
    The Schulich community members put their sweet tooth to good use at the DOCSKids Halloween bake sale this year.  

  • General Practice Residents (GPR)

    November 25, 2019
    Schulich Dentistry extends a warm welcome to our new General Practice Residents (GPR).  

  • Welcome to Dentistry's newest staff members

    November 19, 2019
    It is our great pleasure to announce that Chryssy Boekhoven and Michelle Ritchie have joined us as full-time members of the Schulich Dentistry Dental Assistant team, effective Friday November 1, 2019. 

  • Mobile App Determines Dental Shades

    November 12, 2019
    The Smile Shade app was developed to facilitate a simple, accurate, and systematic approach for dental shade determination. 

  • Peter Sabiri, DDS 2021 presents at the 2019 Hinman Student Research Symposium

    November 11, 2019
    Peter Sabiri, DDS 2021 presents at the 2019 Hinman Student Research Symposium in Memphis 

  • New leadership roles in Dentistry

    November 05, 2019
    We are pleased to announce that the following faculty have taken on new leadership roles in Schulich Dentistry. 

  • In Memoriam: Dr. Gerald Zanvil Wright

    October 30, 2019
    It is with sadness that we share news that Dr. Gerald (Gerry) Zanvil Wright – professor emeritus at Schulich Dentistry and a passionate local and international advocate of dental training in pediatric practice – has died. 

  • UWODSS Mentorship Program

    October 22, 2019
    Students had a chance to meet with recent Schulich Dentistry graduates at Coffee with Alumni, an event organized by the UWODSS Mentorship Program 

  • Announcement: Welcome to Dentistry's newest faculty members

    October 22, 2019
    Five new faculty members have recently joined Schulich Dentistry. Welcome to Drs. Sharat Pani, Shawn Steele, Liliani Vieira, Cecilia Dong and Trevor Thang. 

  • Brushing away the sugar bugs with DOCSKids

    October 22, 2019
    DOCSKids is off to another great year! The student-run community outreach program gives Schulich dental students the opportunity to teach children about oral health care through fun, interactive activities and games, visiting community centres and local organizations throughout the London community.  

  • Amr Alsabbagh presents at the CDA/Dentsply Sirona Student Clinician Research Program

    October 22, 2019
    Amr Alsabbagh, Dentistry Class of 2020, represented Schulich Dentistry at the 2019 CDA/Dentsply Sirona Student Clinician Research Program which took place during the Canadian Dental Association (CDA) Convention in Saskatchewan, SK, from September 12-14, 2019. 

  • Schulich Dentistry’s Movember team

    October 22, 2019
    Join our Schulich Dentistry’s Movember team! 

  • NCOHR Funding Reminder

    October 15, 2019
    2019-2020 New Frontier Seed Grant Program The Network for Canadian Oral Health Research (NCOHR) is seeking proposals for the 2019-2020 New Frontier Seed Grant Program. Proposals can be submitted and reviewed in English or French. A reminder that applications are due on November 8, 2019. For further information (in English and French), visit NCOHR Funding Opportunities - New Frontier Seed Grant Program.  

  • Gift advances dentistry education, profession

    September 26, 2019
    Dentalcorp ­is supporting students and alumni of the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry with a $1-million gift to enhance continuing education and development. 

  • Dentistry faculty internationally recognized for oral health research

    June 20, 2019
    Congratulations to Drs. Walter Siqueira and Jeffrey Dixon who received international recognition for their work in Dental Research. 

  • Celebrating the Dentistry Class of 2019 with Pari Dabas

    June 20, 2019
    Pari Dabas, Dentistry Class of 2019, created lasting friendships, enjoyed a whole host of experiences that have helped her grow personally and professionally, enriched the community and student experience of her alma mater and developed the skills she needs to pursue a career as a dentist.  

  • Acting Vice Dean & Director, Dentistry

    May 29, 2019
    Dr. Bertha Garcia has been appointed as Acting Vice Dean & Director, Dentistry at the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University, effective June 1, 2019 until May 31, 2020 or until a permanent Vice Dean & Director is selected. 

  • Schulich Dentistry Places First in North America for Dentsply Clinical Case Competition 2019

    April 30, 2019
    Congratulations to Dr. Usha Sedhain and supervisor Dr. Jacinta Santos, for placing first in both the Canadian sessions and the North American Dentsply Clinical Case Competition, GCCC, 2018-2019!  

  • A decade of laughter and sharing smiles

    April 26, 2019
    Sharing Smiles Day, which celebrated its 10th anniversary in 2019, is an informative day where the attitudinal barriers between dental students and persons with special needs are removed and positive relationships fostered. 

  • Senate approves changes to Internationally Trained Dentists Program

    April 17, 2019
    On March 15, Western’s Senate approved the School’s ITD Program from the current two-year format to a three-year format beginning in 2020/2021. 

  • Dr. Les Kalman honoured as Fellow in the Academy of Osseointegration

    April 12, 2019
    Congratulations to Dr. Les Kalman for receiving his Fellowship from the Academy of Osseointegration in Washington DC in January of this year. Schulich Dentistry is pleased to recognize Dr. Kalman for this special honour.  

  • Schulich Dentistry clinics reopen

    February 28, 2019
    On February 15, 2019, Western University became aware of an issue with the water supply in the Schulich Dentistry Clinics. We temporarily closed the clinics as a precautionary measure to investigate the matter and to take steps to correct the issue. In consultation with the Middlesex-London Health Unit, it has been determined that there was no material health concern for patients. 

  • Dr. Les Kalman to be honored as fellows in the Academy of Osseointegration

    February 25, 2019
    Dr. Les Kalman and three other individuals will be honored for achieving Fellowship status in the Academy of Osseointegration during the Opening Symposium at its 2019 Annual Meeting, “Current Factors in Clinical Excellence,” will be held March 13 – March 16, 2019 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in downtown Washington, DC. 

  • Ontario Dental Association's Annual Spring Meeting 2019

    February 21, 2019
    The Ontario Dental Association's Annual Spring Meeting is taking place May 9-10, 2019 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre in Toronto, Ontario. 

  • Dentistry Fall Awards 2018

    December 14, 2018
    Dentistry faculty, staff and students came together to celebrate academic achievements, teaching excellence and community contributions at the annual Fall Awards Reception in November. More than 20 awards were presented - congratulations to the recipients! 

  • Saying Farewell

    July 06, 2018
    On Thursday, June 21, 2018, Schulich Dentistry recognized the retirements of three much valued faculty members, Dr. Jeffrey Dixon, Dr. Cornelis, Driessen, and Dr. Sahza Hatibovic-Kofman, Professor Emeritus. Thirty faculty and staff gathered at the Grad Club to wish Drs. Dixon, Driessen and Kofman the best in the next chapters of their lives. Read more...