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  • 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.

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  • 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!

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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!

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  • Fall Awards Reception!

    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!

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  • 2019 SDROP COMPETITION NOW OPEN

    November 19, 2018

    Schulich Dentistry Research Opportunity Program (SDROP) provides an opportunity for Schulich Dentistry's DDS students to contribute to clinical and basic science research. All DDS Students (Years 1-3) and ITD Students (Year 1) are eligible to apply. All Faculty members associated with Schulich Dentistry are invited to submit one (or more) project proposals. Applications are now available. Learn more ....

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  • Research Day Poster Awards

    October 31, 2018

    A thank you to everyone for a very successful Research Day. This includes a collaboration of faculty, staff, student presenters, poster judges, volunteers, and also participants who took the time to challenge our students by asking questions; we believe over 300 faculty, staff and students attended the events! Hopefully you enjoyed learning about the research (both clinical and basic science) being conducted by our students within Schulich Medicine & Dentistry, and we also hope the research on “Pain Control’ being conducted by Dr. Ken Hargreaves helps with a clearer understanding of opioid use in Dentistry. Read more ....

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  • SchulichMedDent LIVE

    October 24, 2018

    SchulichMedDent LIVE was on location at the South London Neighbourhood Resource Centre - SLNRC to learn more about the Dental Outreach Community Service (DOCS) program and how it is helping underserved individuals in the region.

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  • Andrei Zaharia presents at the CDA/Dentsply Sirona Student Clinician Research Program

    October 19, 2018

    Andrei Zaharia (DDS 2019), represented Schulich Dentistry at the 2018 CDA/Dentsply Sirona Student Clinician Research Program which took place during the Canadian Dental Association (CDA) Convention in Charlottetown, PEI. Zaharia (supervised by Dr. Amin Rizkalla), was awarded this opportunity during Schulich Dentistry’s Annual Research Day by placing in the top 3 poster presentations. Read more ....

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  • Dr. Kalman Receives Innovation Award for Patient-Centred Care

    September 11, 2018

    Merck Patients First Awards were presented in 2013 and 2014/15. The 2017/18 competition followed a similar process, including formal communications and publication of winning entries (with consent) to support sharing of best practices in patient-centred care. Read more ....

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  • Oct 10 - Schulich Dentistry Annual Research Day

    September 10, 2018

    Join Schulich Dentistry on Research Day featuring student poster presentations (1:00 pm) and the 16th John T. Hamilton Distinguished Lecture (2:30 pm) to be delivered by Dr. Kenneth M. Hargreaves, DDS, PhD, Professor and Chair, Department of Endodontics, University of Texas Health Science Centre at San Antonio School of Dentistry. Title: "Pain Control: From Current Therapy to NextGen Analgesics".

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  • 2018/19 Internal Research Grant (IRG) Competition

    September 03, 2018

    Dentistry Research invites all qualified researchers to submit project proposals for the2018/19 Internal Research Grant (IRG) Competition. The IRG Program supports research initiatives of relevance to oral health or dental education, and promotes scholarly activity by faculty members whose primary appointment is within Schulich Dentistry. A maximum of $10,000 is available to successful applicants for seed money, one-time requests, and projects of short duration.

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  • National Dental Specialty Examination (NDSE)

    August 16, 2018

    Schulich Dentistry Graduate Orthodontics program congratulates three new orthodontists from the Class of 2018, (Drs. Maria Pia Canales, Jennifer Curran, Michael Green) for their successes in the National Dental Specialty Examination (NDSE). We wish them well in their future endeavours.

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  • CIHR Funding Success

    August 16, 2018

    Congratulations to Schulich Dentistry Faculty Members on their success in the recent 2018 Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Funding Competition. $703,800 for 5 years was awarded to Drs. Doug Hamilton, Les Kalman, Mark Darling, and Amin Rizkalla. $410,624 for 4 years was awarded to Drs. Walter Siqueira and Elizabeth Gillies.

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  • Karla Crosara - NSERC Postgraduate Scholarship-Doctoral Award

    August 16, 2018

    Congratulations to Karla Crosara (PhD student supervised by Dr. Walter Siqueira), for being awarded the prestigious Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) Postgraduate Scholarship-Doctoral Award ($63,000 over 36 months).

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  • Jeff Dixon honoured for excellence in oral biology

    July 27, 2018

    Congratulations to Professor Emeritus Jeffrey Dixon, PhD, who was honoured by the International Association for Dental Research (IADR) as the 2018 recipient of the IADR Distinguished Scientist Award in Research in Oral Biology.

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  • 2018 Quintessence Research Award - Kim Beaucage

    July 15, 2018

    Dentistry's 2018 Quintessence Research Award was presented to Kim Beaucage, DDS 2018, on the recommendation of the Research Committee, following nomination by faculty supervisors. This is an annual award to a graduating dental student who has been exemplary in research in the undergraduate dental program.

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  • Recognizing Retiring Faculty

    July 10, 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...

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  • IQAP review

    July 09, 2018

    Congratulations to all the Schulich Medicine & Dentistry undergraduate and graduate programs on their successful results from the Institutional Quality Assurance Process (IQAP) in 2018. This review is undertaken once every seven years and is completed by the Quality Assurance Council of Ontario.

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  • Celebrating the Dentistry Class of 2018 with Kim Beaucage

    June 15, 2018

    Steadfastly focused on dentistry as a career, Beaucage completed the Schulich Dental Clinician-Scientist (DCS) program. The unique program consists of a PhD in an area of research relevant to dentistry followed by a Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree. She is excited as she looks forward to working in the clinic where her journey began.

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  • Schulich Medicine & Dentistry collaborative research group successful in competition

    June 14, 2018

    Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) and the National Science and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) awarded a Schulich Medicine & Dentistry research group with a Collaborative Health Research Projects (CHRP) operating grant for their project entitled, ‘Novel technologies for engineering closure of non-healing skin wounds’. This multi-disciplinary collaborative research team consists of biologists, engineers, imaging specialists, a veterinarian, clinicians, and industrial collaborator. Primary Investigators include Dr. Douglas Hamilton (Dentistry/Anatomy & Cell Biology) and Dr. Amin Rizkalla (Dentistry/Chemical & Biochemical Engineering), along with David Bagley. Bagley is the CEO of Advanced BioMatrix, Inc. in San Diego, where they manufacture & distribute collagen and other quality 3D matrix products, specializing in three dimensional (3D) applications for tissue culture, cell assay, and cell proliferation. Read more ....

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  • Taking Learning To The Community

    June 04, 2018

    Dr. Les Kalman, assistant professor, wants students at Schulich Dentistry to understand that dental care isn’t just about treating a tooth, it’s a about looking after the patient and the community at large. Read more...

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  • Practical Application

    June 04, 2018

    It was a few years ago when Farah Abu Sharkh, Dentistry Class of 2018, noticed an opportunity for greater interactive learning in one of her dentistry courses. She felt compelled to take action and took her academic education experience and channeled it into a research project as part of the Schulich Dentistry Research Opportunity Program (SDROP). Read more...

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  • Dr. Suzanne Bernier Memorial Fund

    May 17, 2018

    An annual lecture series and trainee graduate award in Skeletal Biology was established in honour of Dr. Suzanne Bernier (a wonderful colleague, collaborator and mentor, who passed away in 2007), to highlight outstanding contributions to the field of musculoskeletal research. The Dr. Suzanne Bernier Memorial Fund, along with sponsors (Schulich Dentistry, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Dept of Anatomy & Cell Biology, Western's Bone and Joint Institute, and the Collaborative Program in Musculoskeletal Health Research), contribute to Suzanne’s legacy by funding these projects. Read more ....

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  • Sharing Smiles

    April 27, 2018

    Hockey with the Mighty Dents, singing Karaoke, and horsing around with JW, the Western Mustangs mascot, were just a few of the fun activities that kicked off the 2018 Sharing Smiles Day. Once again, Schulich Dentistry hosted more than 200 participants for what was the ninth annual day, which is hosted in partnership with Oral Health Total Health (OHTH).

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  • 11th Annual Suzanne Bernier Memorial Lecture

    April 20, 2018

    We are pleased to invite all members of the University community to the 11th Annual Suzanne M. Bernier Memorial Lecture in Skeletal Biology, delivered this year by: Elise Morgan, ME, MSE, PhD, Professor, Mechanical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Materials Science, Orthopaedic Surgery, Mechanical Engineering Director, Micro-Computed Tomography Imaging Core Facility, Boston University. May 10/18 - 3pm - HSB40. Read more ....

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  • Schulich Students presented at AADR/CADR Annual Meeting

    April 19, 2018

    Karla Crosara, Shawna Kim and Georgia Nikoloudaki presented their research posters at the Annual General Meeting of the CADR (Canadian Association for Dental Research), held in conjunction with the annual AADR meeting, in Fort Lauderdale in March. Read more ....

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  • Thank you from the Admissions team

    April 09, 2018

    We want to thank you and let you know how proud we are of your amazing efforts in preparation for and during the Dentistry interview weekend. You provided the best possible experience for the candidates through your warmth, enthusiasm and professionalism welcoming, hosting, guiding and for the fourth year students interviewing. Candidates and parents provided us with feedback that it was comforting to be greeted and communicated to in such a welcoming and friendly manner. It was echoed by many that it would be a privilege to be part of a strong an supportive school environment. It was wonderful working with all of you and we can’t thank you enough!

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  • 11 Summer research studentships awarded

    April 02, 2018

    The Schulich Dentistry Research Opportunity Program (SDROP) provides an opportunity for students enrolled in the DDS program to contribute to clinical and basic science research being performed in Schulich Dentistry. Each year, there are a limited number of Studentships awarded by competition. 11 Research Projects were funded for the summer of 2018.

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  • Three-dimensional solutions

    March 28, 2018

    Schulich Dentistry researchers are developing novel applications of three-dimensional (3D) printing for use in cranio-facial reconstruction. Amin Rizkalla, PhD, PEng, is the principal investigator and he is working with a team of people, including Yara Hosein, PhD, Drs. Joe Armstrong and Henry Lapointe, as well as David Holdsworth, PhD, to determine how 3D printing can be utilized to develop porous titanium constructs for craniofacial reconstruction. They are hoping that their research will help to solve a large problem in current craniofacial reconstruction methods. See full article on The Bridge

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  • Yoon Chi, Dentistry Class of 2020, awarded first prize in national poster competition

    March 23, 2018

    Congratulations to Yoon Chi, who was awarded first prize in the FCDSA’s National Student Research Competition which invited dental student researchers to participate in a scientific poster exhibition and learn about the cutting edge dental research underway across the country. Yoon presented a poster based on her research from Schulich Dentistry's Summer Research Program, entitled “Characterization of temporomandibular joint osteoarthritis in aging mice”, supervised by Dr. Frank Beier.

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  • Schulich Dentistry 2017/18 IRG (Internal Research Grant) Competition Results

    March 22, 2018

    Congratulations to Drs. Les Kalman and Ali Tassi, Clinician Scientists, who were each awarded a Schulich Dentistry IRG of $10,000 each.

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  • Schulich Dentistry education programs receive accreditation status

    February 16, 2018

    Schulich Dentistry underwent an accreditation process in 2017, receiving approved accreditation status across the four dental education programs – Doctor of Dental Surgery, Internationally Trained Dentists, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Graduate Orthodontics.

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  • Feb 27 Research Seminar - Zhengguo Cao, DDS, PhD

    February 16, 2018

    Schulich Dentistry Research Seminar Series presents a lecture on February 27, 2018 by Zhengguo Cao, DDS, PhD, Chair and Professor, Department of Periodontology, Key Laboratory for Oral Biomedical Engineering of Ministry of Education, School of Stomatology, Wuhan University, China. Title: ‘Role of CyPA/EMMPRIN/MMP in the pathogenic mechanism of Periodontitis and Regulation of Osx and miRNA on the differentiation of cementoblast’.

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  • Feb 21 Research Seminar - Carlos Quiñonez, DMD, PhD

    January 24, 2018

    Schulich Dentistry Research Seminar Series presents a lecture on February 21, 2018 by Carlos Quiñonez, DMD, PhD, Associate Professor, Faculty of Dentistry, and Director, Specialty Training Program in Dental Public Health, University of Toronto. Title: ‘The politics of dentistry’. 12:30pm | DSB 0010| All Welcome

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  • Andrew Leask, PhD awarded major Arthritis Society grant

    January 15, 2018

    Congratulations to Andrew Leask, PhD, who was awarded a major Arthritis Society grant. This grant is among seven announced nationally, as part of the Arthritis Society’s commitment to fund $2.1-million annually to researchers conducting cutting-edge projects during the next three years.

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  • Jan 17 Research Seminar - Jacques E. Nor, DDS, MS, PhD

    December 18, 2017

    Schulich Dentistry Research Seminar Series presents a lecture by Jacques E. Nor, DDS, MS, PhD, Professor and Chair, Department of Cariology, Restorative Sciences, Endodontics, Professor of Biomedical Engineering, College of Engineering, Professor of Otolaryngology, Medical School, University of Michigan. Title: ‘Therapeutic targeting of head and neck cancer stem cells’.

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  • Dec 15 - Dr. Moreau presents "NCOHR’s New Programs and Activities: Advancing Collaborative Oral Health Research to Better Address the Needs of Canadians"

    December 14, 2017

    Dr. Alain Moreau, Director of the Network for Canadian Oral Health Research (NCOHR), will be at Schulich Dentistry to present NCOHR’s New Programs. DSB 0010 -12:45pm Beforehand, Dr. Moreau will be available for an informal chat with students and researchers regarding NCOHR and potential new initiatives to improve the oral health research in Canada, Read more ....

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  • Network for Canadian Oral Health Research receives funding from Canadian Government to advance oral health research

    December 14, 2017

    News Release from Canadian Institutes of Health Research. A national research network (NCOHR) will receive additional funding from the Government of Canada to support its work to improve the oral health of Canadians through strong collaboration, education, and training. The Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Minister of Health, today announced funding of $850,000 for the Network for Canadian Oral Health Research through the Canadian Institutes of Health Research. Read more ....

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  • David Feere toured historic Beale Street in Memphis while attending the Hinman Student Research Symposium

    December 05, 2017

    David Feere, DDS 2018, attended the Hinman Student Research Symposium in Memphis in October to present his poster entitled: “The Effect of Matrix Stiffness on Fibroblast Gene Expression.” Feere (supervised by Dr. Andrew Leask in Dentistry's Summer Research Program), competed for this travel award at Schulich Dentistry's 2016 Annual Research Day. Feere remarked, “Research presentations by students broadened my understanding of what research may allow dentists to do clinically, in the future, to achieve better outcomes for patients”.

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  • Andrei Zaharia (DDS 2018), attends Colgate Dental Students' Conference on Research

    November 22, 2017

    Andrei Zaharia travelled to Maryland to present his research at the American Dental Association (ADA) Foundation’s 53nd Annual Colgate Dental Students’ Conference in October 2017. Andrei competed for this travel award at Schulich Dentistry's 2016 Annual Research Day with his poster “Novel bioactive, fast-setting and injectable bone cement for bone augmentation”, supervised by Drs. Amin Rizkalla and Jeff Dixon, in Dentistry's Summer Research Program.

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  • CANCELLED -Dec 13 – Research Seminar - A. Kantarci

    November 17, 2017

    Cancelled - Schulich Dentistry Research Seminar Series presents a lecture on December 13th by Alpdogan Kantarci, DDS, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Periodontology and Oral Biology, Adjunct Associate Professor, Molecular & Cell Biology, Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine, Cambridge, MA. Title: ‘Host-Microbiome Interactions in a Complex Microenvironment as a Mechanism of Periodontitis and Potential Targets for Novel Therapeutics’. 12:30pm | DSB 0010| All Welcome

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  • Schulich SPEA Chapter Receives Awards at Annual Conference

    October 26, 2017

    At the annual meeting of the Student Professionalism & Ethics Association in Dentistry in Atlanta this month, Schulich Dentistry's chapter received awards in two categories: Best Communication & Social Media, and Best Chapter in Canada. Congratulations to our chapter for the recognition and for their continued efforts in this important area. See more...

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  • Nov 15 – Research Seminar - Stefan Ruhl, DDS, PhD

    October 25, 2017

    Schulich Dentistry Research Seminar Series presents a lecture on November 15, 2017 by Stefan Ruhl, DDS, PhD, Professor, Department of Oral Biology, School of Dental Medicine, University at Buffalo. Title: ‘The Role of Glycan Recognition at the Salivary Proteome – Oral Microbiome Interface’.

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  • Dentistry Research Day Student Presentations

    October 18, 2017

    Schulich Dentistry celebrated the research, innovation and collaboration of faculty and students at its Annual Research Day this month. Congratulations to the student poster presentation award recipients.

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  • Alumnus makes donation to mark 40 years of dental practice

    September 26, 2017

    Dr. John Pate, DDS’76, recently donated a gift of $40,000 to Schulich Dentistry, celebrating 40 years of dental practice in Guelph. The donation was the culmination of a 40 Acts of Kindness initiative marking the special anniversary.

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  • Oct 11 - Schulich Dentistry Research Day

    September 13, 2017

    Join Schulich Dentistry on Research Day featuring student poster presentations (1:00 pm) and the 16th John T. Hamilton Distinguished Lecture (2:30 pm) to be delivered by Dr. Kenneth M. Hargreaves, DDS, PhD, Professor and Chair, Department of Endodontics, University of Texas Health Science Centre at San Antonio School of Dentistry. Title: "Pain Control: From Current Therapy to NextGen Analgesics".

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  • Dentistry Summer Research Presentations

    August 21, 2017

    Dentistry Summer Students presented the conclusions to their summer research projects on August 17th. Faculty, students and staff were able to discuss the various research projects during the presentations and networking lunch.

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  • Celebrating the Class of 2017 with Brett Hawley

    June 23, 2017

    Brett Hawley, Dentistry Class of 2017, recently took on a rather unexpected role in his final months as a dental student – that of officiant at a friend’s wedding. The groom was alumnus Dr. Jonathan Sanderson, DDS’16, who had a big influence on Hawley during his time at Schulich Dentistry.

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  • Celebrating the Class of 2017 with Brett Hawley

    June 22, 2017

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  • May 24 – Research Seminar - Theresa A. Guise, MD

    May 08, 2017

    Schulich Dentistry Research Seminar Series presents a lecture on May 24, 2017 by Theresa A. Guise, MD, Professor of Medicine and Pharmacology, Jerry W. and Peg S. Throgmartin Professor of Oncololgy, Indiana University School of Medicine. Title: ‘Cancer treatment and the musculoskeletal system’’. 12:30pm | MSB 148 | All Welcome

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  • Alumni of Distinction Awards

    April 28, 2017

    Congratulations to Drs. Jack Harris, Paul Romanson, and Shawn Steele, recipients of 2017 Alumni Awards of Distinction.

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  • Dr. Amin Rizkalla awarded a Collaborative Research Seed Grant (CRSG)

    April 17, 2017

    Congratulations to Dr. Amin Rizkalla (Oral Biology, Schulich Dentistry) for his project entitled: ‘Optimization of 3D-Printed Porous Titanium Constructs for Craniofacial Reconstuction’. Co-Investigators include Dr. Henry Lapointe (Schulich Dentistry) and Dr. Yara Hosein (Engineering). Collaborative Research Seed Grants (CRSG) provide recipients with seed funding for the formation and development of new interdisciplinary collaborative research teams. The intent is to promote new collaborations that build on different scientific and scholarly backgrounds, to facilitate breakthroughs in solving research questions in a collaborative manner, and to position the School's researchers to successfully respond to targeted requests for proposals from Tri-Council or other funding agencies.

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  • David Zuanazzi presented with the 2016-2017 CADR-NCOHR Student Research Award

    April 16, 2017

    David Zuanazzi, DDS, MSc (PhD Student) and Karla Crosara, DDS (MSc Student) from Schulich Dentistry presented posters at the 95th General Session & Exhibition of the IADR / 41st Annual Meeting of the CADR in San Francisco in March. Both students are supervised by Dr. Walter Siqueira (Schulich Dentistry). At this annual meeting, Zuanazzi was presented with the 2016-2017 CADR-NCOHR Student Research Award for achieving second place in the Canadian Senior Clinical Science category for his work "Detection of Zika virus in saliva by mass spectrometry-based proteomic/peptidomic”.

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  • April 12 DART Seminar - Dr. Richard Miron

    April 10, 2017

    DART invites you to their seminar on Apr 12th (12 - 1 PM) featuring Richard Miron, DDS, PhD. Title of talk: Next Generation Biomaterials for Bone and Periodontal Regeneration. MSB 148 - Light refreshments served, RSVP encouraged at https://goo.gl/forms/Hjpyin6VFWlu2in43

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  • Dr. Richard Bohay Receives Excellence Award in Administration

    April 06, 2017

    This award acknowledges Dr. Bohay's many administrative accomplishments including leadership of Schulich Dentistry during a time of transition and strategic planning. Congratulations to Dr. Bohay for a much deserved award.

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  • 10th Annual Suzanne Bernier Lecture in Skeletal Biology

    March 22, 2017

    May 1 - We are pleased to invite all members of the University community to the 10th Annual Suzanne M. Bernier Memorial Lecture in Skeletal Biology, delivered this year by Lori A. Setton, PhD, Lucy and Stanley Lopata Distinguished Professor of Biomedical Engineering & Orthopaedic Surgery at Washington University, St Louis ...

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  • Dr. Richard Bohay Extended as Acting Director

    March 14, 2017

    Dr. Richard Bohay has been extended as Acting Director, Dentistry, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University from January 1, 2017 to December 31, 2017 or until a new Director is appointed.

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  • Schulich Dentistry 2017 IRG (Internal Research Grant) Competition Results

    March 12, 2017

    Congratulations to Drs. Les Kalman and Harinder Sandhu, Clinician Scientists, who were each awarded a Schulich Dentistry IRG of $10,000 each.

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  • Apr 19 Research Seminar - Keith L. Kirkwood, DDS, PhD

    March 03, 2017

    Schulich Dentistry Research Seminar Series presents a lecture on by Keith L. Kirkwood, DDS, PhD, Associate Dean for Research, Professor and Chair, Dept of Oral Health Sciences, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC. Title: ‘Therapeutic Opportunities to Control Osteoclastogenesis in Periodontitis’. 12:30pm | H101| All Welcome

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  • Dr. W. Siqueira named VP - Canadian Association of Dental Research

    February 20, 2017

    Dr. Walter Siqueira, associate professor and assistant director of faculty affairs at Schulich Dentistry, has been named Vice-President of the Canadian Association for Dental Research (CADR) for the 2017-2019 term, and President for the 2019-2021 term.

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  • Feb 15 Research Seminar - Thomas Diekwisch, DMD, PhD

    January 30, 2017

    Schulich Dentistry Research Seminar Series presents a lecture by Thomas Diekwisch, DMD, PhD, Professor and Chair, Dept of Periodontics, Director, Center for Craniofacial Research and Diagnosis, Texas A&M University Baylor College of Dentistry. Title: ‘Epigenetic characteristics, genetic profiles, and regenerative potential of periodontal progenitors’. 12:30pm | H101| All Welcome

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  • Jan 18 Research Seminar – Philip Trackman, PhD

    January 05, 2017

    Schulich Dentistry Research Seminar Series presents a lecture on January 18, 2017 by Philip Trackman, PhD, Professor, Director of Graduate Programs, Dept of Molecular and Cell Biology, Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine, Boston University. Title: ‘Mechanisms of Oral Cancer Promotion by Lysyl Oxidase-Like-2’. 12:30pm | H101| All Welcome

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  • Dr. A. Rizkalla awarded funds from OCE

    December 22, 2016

    Congratulations to Dr. Amin Rizkalla for being awarded an Ontario Center of Excellence Innovation and Productivity Award (in the amount of $20,000) for his project titled, ‘Advanced 3D Metal Additive Manufacturing for Dental Metal Substructures’. These funds are leveraged against contributions from Rotsaert Dental Laboratory Services Inc. in the amounts of $5,000 cash and $25,470 in-kind. In addition, Dr. Rizkalla’s application has been approved for $25,000 from NSERC-Engage, conditional on activation of the OCE award.

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  • Drs. D. Hamilton and A. Rizkalla awarded funds from ITI Foundation

    December 21, 2016

    Dr. Douglas Hamilton and Dr. Amin Rizkalla (Oral Biology-Dentistry) were awarded funds from the ITI Foundation (International Team for Implantology) of US $110K for their work entitled, “Mechanisms for reduced fibrosis and enhanced healing around implants”. ITI is a major international foundation (Swiss based) whose motto is "A non-profit organization of dedicated scientists and practitioners who champion the correct utilization of implant dentistry for the benefit of the patient". Drs. Hamilton and Rizkalla’s research area is significant in regards to keeping implants healthy.

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  • Simulation Clinic Unveiled!

    December 19, 2016

    On November 29, 2016, Schulich Dentistry announced a new state-of-the-art simulation clinic; watch the clip here.

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  • Fall Awards Reception 2016

    November 23, 2016

    More than 20 awards were presented to faculty and students at the annual Schulich Dentistry Fall Awards Reception on November 15. Congratulations to the recipients.

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  • Allen Xian toured Graceland while attending the Hinman Student Research Symposium

    November 17, 2016

    Allen Xian, DDS 2018, attended the Hinman Student Research Symposium in Memphis in October to present his poster entitled: “Laboratory assessment of a prototype dental instrument.” Allen (supervised by Dr. Les Kalman in Dentistry's Summer Research Program), competed for this travel award at Schulich Dentistry's 2015 Annual Research Day.

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  • Recognition: Honouring a quarter century of service

    November 14, 2016

    Western University recently honoured its long-serving, part-time employees at a celebration for faculty and staff who have been working at the University for 25 years or more. Four Schulich Dentistry faculty members were recognized at the event.

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  • Research Seminar – Dr. Catherine Ovitt

    November 09, 2016

    Schulich Dentistry Research Seminar Series presents a lecture on November 23, 2016 by Catherine Ovitt, PhD, Associate Professor, Biomedical Genetics, Center for Oral Biology, University of Rochester. Title: Maintenance and regeneration of salivary and lacrimal glands does not rely on stem cells. 12:30pm | MSB 148| All Welcome

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  • 2017 SUMMER STUDENT RESEARCH - Call for applications from Faculty & Students

    November 07, 2016

    The summer student research program provides an opportunity for students enrolled in the DDS program to contribute to clinical and basic science research being performed in Schulich Dentistry. Each year, there are a limited number of 12-week studentships awarded by competition.

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  • Schulich Research Day - Award Winners

    October 21, 2016

    The Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry celebrated the research, innovation and collaboration of faculty and students at Schulich Dentistry Annual Research Day on October 13th. The day featured student poster presentations and the 15th John T. Hamilton Distinguished Lecture, delivered by Jocelyne S. Feine, DDS, HDR. Congratulations to the following students who received awards for their Poster Presentations...

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  • Dr. Walter Siqueira to Present at North American Saliva Symposium

    October 20, 2016

    Dr. Siqueira will join a cadre of researchers at New York University College of Dentistry, December 9 - 11, 2016 for the North American Saliva Symposium.

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  • Kevin Bartman awarded entry into Schulich’s Dental Clinician-Scientist (DCS) Program

    October 15, 2016

    The DCS program consists of pursuing a PhD degree in an area of research relevant to dentistry followed by a Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree. The program is directed towards highly motivated students whose career objective is to become productive clinician-scientists in dental research or academic dentistry. Kevin Bartman was assessed using the following criteria: (a) demonstrated evidence of superior academic achievement, (b) demonstrated or potential research excellence and (c) aptitude and motivation for a career in academic dentistry.

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  • Oct 13, 2016 - Schulich Dentistry Annual Research Day

    September 12, 2016

    The Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry will host the Schulich Dentistry Annual Research Day on Thursday, October 13, 2016. The day will feature student poster presentations and the 15th John T. Hamilton Distinguished Lecture to be delivered by Jocelyne S. Feine, DDS, HDR. Dr. Feine is a Professor in the Oral Health and Society Division, Faculty of Dentistry and also an Associate Member, Dept. of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, and Dept. of Oncology, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University. Click to learn more

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  • Kevin Bartman successfully transfers into PhD Program

    September 01, 2016

    Kevin Bartman's transfer to the PhD program was approved by the School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies. Bartman passed the Department of Biochemistry Qualifying Exam "With Distinction" (this designation is given when a student achieves a score of 4 out of 5 or higher). The qualifying exam consisted of a written proposal of Kevin’s research project being examined by faculty, followed by an oral exam.

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  • Summer Research Students - Final Presentations

    August 01, 2016

    Dentistry Summer Research Program students will present their accomplishments/conclusions of their projects on August 11, 2016. In addition, other dental students currently involved in research projects in our School, are invited to present their work. Dental Faculty and lab members are encouraged to attend. For more information or inquires please contact Cathy Ferrie (cferrie@uwo.ca).

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  • Celebrating the Class of 2016 with Jonathan Sanderson

    June 20, 2016

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  • Dr. Jack McLister begins term as President of the Ontario Dental Association

    June 02, 2016

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  • Schulich Dentistry Strategic Plan 2016 - 2026

    June 01, 2016

    Schulich Dentistry is pleased to present a new 10-year strategic plan including the School's renewed mission, vision and values. Five strategic directions have been identified that will allow us to achieve our vision for Schulich Dentistry.

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  • Michael Tiedemann (DDS 2017), presents research at the CDA annual convention

    May 25, 2016

    Michael Tiedemann presented his research at the Canadian Dental Association (CDA) annual convention in Vancouver, BC in March. Tiedemann was presented with this travel award for his poster 'Modulation of Myofibroblast Differentiation of Nanometric Topographies'. Supervised by Dr. Douglas Hamilton in Dentistry's Summer Research Program, Tiedemann competed for this travel award at Schulich Dentistry's 2015 Annual Research Day.

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  • 15 Summer research studentships awarded

    May 09, 2016

    The summer student research program provides an opportunity for students enrolled in the DDS program to contribute to clinical and basic science research being performed in Schulich Dentistry. Stipends normally are for a period of 12 weeks. Each year, there are a limited number of Studentships awarded by competition. 15 Research Projects were funded for the summer of 2016. Congratulations to the following students who were awarded a Summer Research Studentship:

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  • Dr. A. Leask and Dr. J. Pope awarded CHRP Grant

    May 09, 2016

    Congratulations to Dr. Andrew Leask (Oral Biology, Dentistry), and Dr. Janet E. Pope (Division of Rheumatology), for being awarded a CHRP grant in the 2015 October competition. ‘CCN3: a novel antifibrotic treatment?’ is the project title for this 3-year grant ($274,797), and is conducted in collaboration with BLR Bio, a company founded by Bruce Riser of Chicago, IL.

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  • ODA Award of Merit Recipients

    May 03, 2016

    The ODA Award of Merit recognizes service at the component society, specialty section or provincial levels, and is presented to an ODA member dentist for outstanding service to the profession for a period of 4 years or more. Please join us in congratulating the following recipients for this year:

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  • Drs. Kalman, Thompson, and Hill Among Alumni Of Distinction 2016!

    April 29, 2016

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  • Dental Academic Research Trainees (DART) Journal Club

    April 26, 2016

    Dental Academic Research Trainees (DART) are holding their first Journal Club on April 27 (5:30 at the Grad Club). This event will include a light dinner and 10 minute presentation followed by a student-lead discussion about the chosen journal article. Although this is a student-lead discussion, Dr. Al-Osman has agreed to join this event to provide his expertise with regard to this periodontics article. Seating will be limited. If you're interested in joining, want further information, and/or want to obtain the article for review, please email Kim Beaucage (DART co-chancellor) at kimbeaucage@gmail.com.

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  • 9th Annual Suzanne Bernier Lecture in Skeletal Biology - Treatment Opportunities in Knee Osteoarthritis

    April 19, 2016

    We are pleased to invite all members of the University community to the 9th Annual Suzanne M. Bernier Memorial Lecture in Skeletal Biology, delivered this year by Tuhina Neogi, MD, PhD, FRCP, Associate Professor of Medicine and of Epidemiology, Clinical Epidemiology Unit and Rheumatology, Boston University School of Medicine. May 3, 2016 | 2:00-4:00pm. Title: Treatment Opportunities in Knee Osteoarthritis. McKellar Room | UCC 290 | University Community Centre | Reception to follow at The Wave. All Welcome

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  • CANCELLED - Research Seminar - Dr. Stefan Ruhl

    April 19, 2016

    Schulich Dentistry Research Seminar Series presents a lecture on April 20, 2016 by Stefan Ruhl, DDS, PhD, Department of Oral Biology, School of Dental Medicine, University at Buffalo. Title: Sweet Spots at the Salivary Proteome – Oral Microbiome Interface. 12:30pm | MSB 148| All Welcome

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  • The Mighty Dents Prevail!

    April 14, 2016

    The roar from Thompson Arena could be heard across north London on Saturday, April 9th as the Mighty Dents took the win over U of T, 4-3!

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  • Graduate Teaching Assistants Collective Agreement

    April 06, 2016

    In January, an agreement was reached with the Graduate Teaching Assistants (GTA). The new agreement was ratified by the GTA Union on January 18 and by Western University’s Board of Governors on January 28. The new agreement is effective as of September 1, 2015.

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  • Collaborative Research Seed Grant

    March 30, 2016

    Congratulations to Dr. Amin Rizkalla (Oral Biology, Schulich Dentistry and Dept of Medical Biophysics) for being awarded a Collaborative Research Seed Grant for his collaboration on 'Tissue engineering a resilient bio-artificial cornea for human transplantation'. PI: Sunil Parapuram, PhD (Dept of Ophthalmology). Co-Investigators: Dr. William Hodge (Dept of Ophthalmology), Timothy Newson, PhD (Faculty of Engineering), Amin Rizkalla, PhD (Oral Biology, Schulich Dentistry and Dept of Medical Biophysics).

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  • Western Email System Change Coming - How will it impact you?

    March 29, 2016

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  • Schulich Dentistry Internal Research Grant (IRG) Program

    March 21, 2016

    Competition Results - Congratulations to the following Clinician Scientists who were awarded a Schulich Dentistry IRG for 2016 of $5,000 each: Drs. Les Kalman, Harinder Sandhu, Maria Jacinta Santos.

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  • Dr. Arthur Worth Receives ODA Service Award

    March 15, 2016

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  • Research Seminar - Dr. Christopher A. McCulloch

    March 02, 2016

    Schulich Dentistry Research Seminar Series presents a lecture on March 23, 2016 by Christopher A. McCulloch, DDS, PhD, FRCD(C), Canada Research Chair in Matrix Dynamics, Professor, Matrix Dynamics Group, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto. Title: Restricting Inflammatory Signaling Through Cell Adhesions. 12:30pm | H101 | All Welcome

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  • Success for Schulich SPEA Event

    February 05, 2016

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  • Research Seminar - Dr. Eli Sone

    February 04, 2016

    Schulich Dentistry Research Seminar Series presents a lecture on February 24, 2016 by: Eli Sone, PhD, Associate Professor, Institute of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering (IBBME), Department of Materials Science & Engineering, and Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto. Title: Molecular control of collagen mineralization at the periodontal ligament-cementum junction. 12:30pm | MSB 384| All Welcome

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  • Research Seminar - Dr. Les Kalman

    January 11, 2016

    Schulich Dentistry Research Seminar Series presents a lecture on January 27, 2016 by Les Kalman, DDS, Assistant Professor in Restorative Dentistry, Chair of the Dental Outreach Community Service (DOCS), Schulich Dentistry, Western University. Title: Outreach, Innovation and Translation . 12:30pm | H101 | All Welcome

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  • Dental Outreach Community Service (DOCS) program featured on Western Revealed

    January 07, 2016

    Western Revealed takes a look at the new partnership between DOCS and Youth Opportunities Unlimited (YOU) that is helping provide free dental care to community members with no dental insurance.

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  • 2016 SUMMER STUDENT RESEARCH - Call for applications from Faculty & Students

    December 01, 2015

    The summer student research program provides an opportunity for students enrolled in the DDS program to contribute to clinical and basic science research being performed in Schulich Dentistry. Each year, there are a limited number of 12-week studentships awarded by competition.

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  • December 17 - Dentistry Seminar Series

    November 30, 2015

    Schulich Dentistry Research Seminar Series presents a lecture on December 17th by David W. Holdsworth, PhD, Dr. Sandy Kirkley Chair in Musculoskeletal Research, Professor, Departments of Medical Biophysics and Surgery, Scientist, Robarts Research Institute, Western University. Title: Micro-CT and 3D Printing for Dental Applications. 12:30pm | MSB 148 | All Welcome

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  • Celebrating Excellence: Dentistry Fall Awards Reception

    November 26, 2015

    With great celebration and School pride, more than 25 awards were presented to faculty and students at the annual Schulich Dentistry Fall Awards Reception on November 17.

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  • Dr. Kenneth Wright Receives Governor General’s Caring Canadian Award!

    November 11, 2015

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  • Dr. Shimizu Inducted into The Academy of Dentistry International

    November 09, 2015

    Washington, DC – Dr. Michael Shimizu (Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon) was awarded Fellowship in The Academy of Dentistry International during convocation ceremonies held at the Annual Meeting on November 4, 2015.

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  • November 11 - Dentistry Seminar Series

    October 28, 2015

    Schulich Dentistry Research Seminar Series presents a lecture on November 11th by:Douglas Hamilton, PhD, Chair and Associate Professor of Oral Biology, Dentistry, Western University Title: Multifaceted role of the matricellular protein periostin in dental health, disease and healing

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  • October 27 - Dentistry Seminar Series

    October 18, 2015

    Schulich Dentistry Research Seminar Series presents a lecture on October 27th by Matthias Hannig, DDS, PhD, Professor & Director, Clinic of Operative Dentistry, Periodontology & Preventive Dentistry, Former Vice-President, Research and Technology Transfer Vice-Dean, Medical Faculty, Saarland University, Homburg, Germany

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  • RCDC Honours Dr. Timucin Ari & Dr. Paul Jackson

    September 20, 2015

    On September 19, 2015, the Royal College of Dentists celebrated its 50th anniversary and honoured two Schulich Dentistry instructors.

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  • Dr. Shimizu Inducted into the International College of Dentists

    September 14, 2015

    On August 28, 2015, Dr. Michael Shimizu was inducted into the International College of Dentists, along with 20 other dentists from the province of Ontario. The Fellows will be formally welcomed at a luncheon being held at the ODA Annual Spring Meeting on May 6, 2016. (read more)

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  • NCOHR Workshop: Technology Transfer and Commercialization

    September 08, 2015

    The Network for Canadian Oral Health and Research (NCOHR) recently sponsored a Summer Workshop on Technology Transfer and Commercialization (TTC) hosted by the University of Toronto, July 30-31, 2015. Two Schulich Dentistry research trainees (Rajesh Gupta and Yara Hosein) and two faculty members (Drs. Les Kalman and Ali Tassi) attended the workshop, all with an interest in translational impact and technology transfer.

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  • In Memoriam – Dr. Walter Teteruck

    August 17, 2015

    It is with great sadness that we share the news of the passing of Dr. Walter Teteruck, chair, Continuing Dental Education, and professor emeritus, Schulich Medicine & Dentistry, Western University.

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  • Dr. Stan Kogon receives the Barnabas Day Award for Distinguished Service from the Ontario Dental Association

    August 11, 2015

    The award recognizes Dr. Kogon's outstanding contributions to the profession of dentistry.

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  • Aug 14-Dentistry Summer Research Presentations

    August 07, 2015

    Presentations Dentistry’s Summer Research Program students will present their accomplishments/conclusions of their projects on August 14th. In addition, other dental students currently involved in research projects in our School, are invited to present their work. Dental Faculty and lab members are encouraged to attend. More information or inquires can be sent to Cathy Ferrie (cferrie@uwo.ca). MSB 148 | 12-2PM

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  • Recognizing dental success: Schulich Medicine & Dentistry’s LDDS Awards recipients

    July 22, 2015

    Congratulations to several Schulich Medicine & Dentistry faculty and alumni who are the recipients of 2015 London & District Dental Society (LDDS) Awards, which were announced on April 16 at the LDDS Awards Dinner.

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  • Jun 17-Dentistry Summer Student Research Presentations

    June 14, 2015

    The first of the two summer research presentations will be held on June 17th. It is mandatory for Dentistry Summer Research Program Students to present an introduction of their project, and supervisors are also expected to attend.

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  • Strategic Planning: Join the Conversation

    June 08, 2015

    We are ready to begin the first chapter of our strategic planning process. One of the first engagement activities is to obtain ideas from faculty, staff and students through facilitated focus groups. Read more about these sessions and the sign-up process.

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  • Pride and passion

    May 28, 2015

    Schulich Dentistry faculty, staff and students showed their pride, passion and commitment for the School at the recent kick-off for the new strategic planning process.

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  • Bringing the history of dentistry to life

    May 06, 2015

    Dr. David Kenny, DDS’70, made history as a member of the first graduating class from Dentistry. Now he’s bringing the School’s history to life with two projects...

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  • 8th Annual Suzanne M. Bernier Memorial Lecture in Skeletal Biology

    April 23, 2015

    We are pleased to invite all members of the University community to the 8th Annual Suzanne M. Bernier Memorial Lecture in Skeletal Biology on May 5th, delivered this year by Nancy E. Lane, MD, University of California, Davis. Title: Treatment for bone diseases and inflammatory arthritis …with a little help from your own stem cells. 2:00 pm | McKellar Room | UCC 290 | University Community Centre | Reception to follow at The Wave - All Welcome

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  • Interview Weekend Live Chat Recap

    April 14, 2015

    On Monday, April 13, Schulich Dentistry students took over our School's Twitter account [@SchulichMedDent] as guest tweeters answering questions about Interview Weekend and our School’s student experience live on Twitter.

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  • Renishaw - 3D Printing Technologies for Dental & Medical Devices

    April 08, 2015

    Wednesday, April 15 - A presentation will be made by Renishaw entitled 3D Printing Technologies for Dental & Medical Devices. MSB 148 | 10am-12pm. Time is also available Wed afternoon, or Thurs morning to meet with representatives of Renishaw to discuss research and educational opportunities - please contact Shannon at kirkcent@uwo.ca. Topics to be discussed include: overview of metal additive manufacturing (AM) | optimisation for dental applications | AM production routes for medical devices | dental AM devices – tooth & implant supported | clinical evidence for the safety and efficacy of these devices | novel AM device developments, e.g. cranioplasties.

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  • Dentistry Seminar Series - April 21

    April 06, 2015

    Faleh Tamimi, BDS, MSc, MClinDent, PhD. Assistant Professor, Faculty of Dentistry, Division of Restorative Dentistry, McGill University. Title: Neuroregulation of Bone: Dental Implications. April 21, 2015 | 12:15pm | H101 | All Welcome

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  • Live Twitter chat – Introducing our guest tweeters

    April 01, 2015

    Meet our student guest tweeters. They will be answering questions about Interview Weekend and our School’s student experience live on Twitter Monday, April 13. Join us from 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. @SchulichMedDent.

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  • Dr. Jeff Dixon Awarded 2015 Distinguished University Professorship

    March 25, 2015

    Dr. Dixon is an internationally recognized researcher who put Western on the map for bone and joint biology. Honoured with the university's top award for faculty, Dr. Dixon joins an elite group of faculty members recognized for exceptional scholarly careers.

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  • DOCS program featured in Community Transformation Report

    February 17, 2015

    Schulich Medicine & Dentistry's Dental Outreach Community Service (DOCS) program is featured in the newly released Community Transformation Report from the Council of Ontario Universities (COU).

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  • Schulich Dentistry Recognized by the International Association for Dental Research

    February 11, 2015

    This year, representatives of Schulich Dentistry were awarded three prestigious international awards from the Salivary Research Group/International Association for Dental Research (IADR).

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  • Dr. Richard Bohay appointed Interim Director, Schulich Dentistry

    January 30, 2015

    Dr. Richard Bohay has been appointed to the position Interim Director, Schulich Dentistry, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University from January 26, 2015 to December 31, 2016.

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  • In Memorium: Dr. John Murray

    January 23, 2015

    It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Dr. John M. Murray on January 15, 2015.

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  • Jan 28 - Schulich Dentistry Research Seminar Series

    January 20, 2015

    Jan 28 - Schulich Dentistry Research Seminar Series presents a lecture by Henry P. Schwarcz, FRSC, DSc, University Professor Emeritus, School of Geography and Earth Sciences, McMaster University. Title: The ultrastructure of bone and dentin revisited. 12:15pm | MSB 193AB

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  • Registration - Internationally Trained Dentists (ITD) Program

    January 08, 2015

    Registration for the 2016 May Internationally Trained Dentists (ITD) Program opens February 2015.

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  • Schulich Dentistry IRG (Internal Research Grant) Program Competition Results

    January 07, 2015

    Schulich Dentistry IRG (Internal Research Grant) Program Competition Results

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  • Graduating Student Profile: Rachelle Laviolette

    July 08, 2014

    “You gave me my smile back,” the patient said, beaming up at Rachelle Laviolette, DDS’14, from the dental clinic chair. Laviolette had just finished her last appointment with the patient at Schulich Dentistry’s main adult clinic, a special moment for the fourth year student

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  • Award: Dr. Clive Friedman nationally recognized for contributions to dental care

    June 11, 2019

    Congratulations to Dr. Clive Friedman, adjunct professor, for being recognized with the Canadian Dental Association (CDA) Distinguished Service Award. This award is given to recognize outstanding contributions to the dental profession, the dental community or the oral health of Canadians at large.

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  • Spring retreat

    June 11, 2019

    The retreat, hosted and led by Dr. Michael J. Strong, included a group of faculty and staff. Dr. Strong led the retreat with a financial overview focused on the School and University. Dr. Santos, as well as Janet Biondi made presentations on the new clinical education and budget models involving practice leaders who would be responsible for delivering improved instruction to dentistry students, and lead to improved faculty calibration. The development of a private practice clinic aimed at improving faculty recruitment and retention was also highlighted.

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  • New CDE Course to prepare future ITD applicants

    June 11, 2019

    Beginning in January 2019, Continuing Dental Education (CDE) at Schulich Dentistry will be offering a Canadian Dental Clinical Skills - Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) Preparatory Course for those individuals interested in applying to the Internationally Trained Dentists (ITD) Program. Successful completion of the 12-week course will be a prerequisite starting in 2020 for all Schulich Dentistry ITD Program applicants.

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  • Announcement: New leadership structure for Schulich Dentistry

    June 11, 2019

    Dr. Michael J. Strong announces a new leadership structure for Schulich Dentistry, and the incumbents who will be forming the leadership team. This new structure replaces the previous one in Dentistry effective April 4, 2018.

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  • October 1 - Dentistry Seminar Series

    June 11, 2019

    Schulich Dentistry Research Seminar Series presents a lecture by Zeeshan Sheikh, BDS, MSc, PhD. Dr. Sheikh is a Post-Doctoral Fellow at the Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto. Title (1): Overcoming the challenge of periodontal regeneration: Monetite cement grafts for achieving more predictable alveolar ridge augmentation prior to dental implant placement. Title (2): Is a generation of spoon-fed and coddled researchers being prepared? Why it is important to be more pro-active with regards to acquiring funding and scholarships as graduate students and post-doctoral trainees. 12:30pm | MSB 148 | All Welcome

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  • Schulich Dentistry Annual Research Day on October 14, 2015

    June 11, 2019

    Schulich Dentistry is hosting its Annual Research Day on Wednesday, October 14th. Join us as we celebrate the research, innovation and collaboration of our faculty and students. The day will feature student poster presentations and the 14th John T. Hamilton Distinguished Lecture, delivered by Dr. William V. Giannobile, DDS, DMSc.

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  • CIHR Funding Success for Oral Biology

    June 11, 2019

    Congratulations to Dr. Walter Siqueira (Oral Biology) for obtaining major operating research funding from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR). Dr. Siqueira was awarded a 5 year grant totaling $614,880 for his project titled 'Novel Salivary Peptides and Their Functions on Dental Caries’.

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  • Celebrating the Dentistry Class of 2015 with Jeremy Goldberg

    June 11, 2019

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