Dental Public Health

Collage of images from top news stories

Our top stories in 2023

This year was filled with growth, learning and discovery at the School of Dentistry, and our news stories reflected that. We shared 101 stories last year, and our news stories were read more than 51,000 times. 

A dentist shows a model of teeth to a young child and his mother.

Ensuring oral health access through literacy

Most people know that brushing their teeth is important–but for too many Americans, their understanding of oral health stops there. Priscilla Flynn, DrPH, MPH, RDH, has made it her professional mission to change that.

Cross-cultural connections through virtual exchange program

Though it is often a cornerstone of higher educational experiences, international programming and study abroad opportunities have been rare at best throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. However, there is more than one way to embrace a global mindset through education—and a School of Dentistry team has made an international experience possible without leaving campus.