Dentistry News

SchulichMedDent LIVE

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

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

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

Dr. Les Kalman receives Innovation Award for Patient-Centred Care

Congratulations to Dr. Les Kalman, DDS'99 recipient of the Patients First Award for helping to redefine dental outreach in Southwestern Ontario. Dr. Kalman leads the DOCS program at Schulich Dentistry, providing free dentistry to low income families & individuals. Read more

CIHR funding success

Congratulations to Drs. Les Kalman, DDS'99, Mark Darling, Doug Hamilton, PhD, and Amin Rizkalla, PhD on receiving funding from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research Funding Competition. Read more

Karla Crosara - NSERC Postgraduate Scholarship-Doctoral Award

Congratulations to Dr. Karla Crosara, a PhD Candidate supervised by Dr. Walter Siqueira, for being awarded the prestigious Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada Postgraduate Scholarship-Doctoral Award. Read more

Dr. Jeffrey Dixon honoured for excellence in oral biology

Congratulations to Professor Emeritus Dr. 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. Read more

Successful results from the Institutional Quality Assurance Process

Congratulations to the Schulich Dentistry programs on their successful results from the Institutional Quality Assurance Process in 2018. This review is undertaken once every seven years and is completed by the Quality Assurance Council of Ontario. Read more

Sharing Smiles with the community

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 event, which is hosted in partnership with Oral Health, Total Health. Read more

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

Yoon Chi, was awarded first prize in the Federation of Canadian Dentistry Student Associations' 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. Read more

Andrew Leask, PhD, awarded major Arthritis Society grant

Congratulations to Andrew Leask, PhD, who was awarded a major Arthritis Society grant to examine whether a specific protein inhibitor might be used to halt or treat scleroderma fibrosis. Read more