A dental hygiene student speaks with a faculty member

New grant program makes dental hygiene part of hospital care

Cyndee Stull, DHSc, director of the Division of Dental Hygiene, takes the connection between oral and systemic health seriously. That connection informs everything she does, and it’s the inspiration behind a project being funded by Delta Dental of Minnesota Foundation.

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Introducing the Oral Health Educator Certificate

Designed for educators wanting to take their teaching career to the next level, the program will provide dental and dental hygiene educators with the contemporary knowledge and skills needed for effective didactic and clinical teaching.

Uppgaard shares responsible opioid strategies at ADEA

Rachel Uppgaard, DDS, clinical associate professor of oral and maxillofacial surgery, shared that work with fellow educators at the American Dental Education Association’s annual meeting in Philadelphia. As part of a presentation and panel, Uppgaard joined seven other dental educators to share what their schools are doing to foster a healthier relationship with pain management.