Continuing Dental Education

Kristin Bruk Artinger speaks from a podium at Research Day

19th annual Research Day explores innovation and discovery

Hosted by Continuing Dental Education, Research Day brings together experts across the discipline to discuss cutting-edge discoveries and showcase progress made at the school and beyond. The event features a keynote, school research updates and poster presentations from learners.

Digital Grand Rounds ponders if dentistry is "there yet" with virtual reality

“Are we there yet?” It’s a question every parent has heard on a car ride. And now, it’s a question dental experts are asking when it comes to the inclusion of various forms of technology in dental education and practice. It’s also the question Cortino Sukotjo, DDS, PhD, MMSc, FACP, director of the predoctoral implant program at the University of Illinois-Chicago sought to answer in regards to virtual and augmented reality. He explored the question at a Digital Grand Rounds presentation on Wednesday, March 16th.


Research student peers into a microscope in a research lab

Discovery that impacts lives | 18th Annual Research Day

The 18th annual Research Day at the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry, held Friday, March 4, brought together experts across disciplines from the University of Minnesota and beyond to discuss cutting-edge discoveries in oral biology, cancer treatment and prevention and more. 

Digital Grand Rounds explores virtual reality in education

Engaging students, Mahrous explained, happens when we embrace technological advancements and provide visually engaging material. “That’s how I try to teach,” he explained. And that’s what he explained in the first Digital Grand Rounds event of this year’s series, held virtually on January 26.