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The College of Dental Medicine will be able to provide dental care for more children in need with a new mobile dental clinic.
"Dentistry combines science, art, finesse, and communication," says Yumna Piracha, DDS'18. "It's my way of using my knowledge and skill to better serve the community."
Dennis Mitchell, DDS, was elected to the board of directors of the National Association of Diversity Officers in Higher Education, the most pre-eminent voice for diversity in higher education in the United States.
Columbia is leading the way toward personalized dentistry, using digital technology and information science to stretch the boundaries of dental research and education.
- April 3, 2015
Thanks to the decades-long work of Dennis Mitchell and others, the College of Dental Medicine has led efforts to bring underrepresented minorities into the dental profession.
- September 16, 2014
National magazine honors Columbia’s College of Dental Medicine for its commitment to diversity and inclusion.
- August 5, 2014
College of Dental Medicine assistant professor George Jenkins, one of The Three Doctors, speaks in Michigan as part of an initiative funded by Derek Jeter of the New York Yankees.
- July 30, 2014
CUMC hosted 177 students this year in summer programs designed to expose minorities to opportunities in medical, scientific, and public health careers.
- March 21, 2014
New way to classify gum disease may allow for earlier detection of severe cases before loss of teeth and bone occurs.
- February 7, 2014
Researchers at Columbia University College of Dental Medicine (CDM) recently extended the use of teledentistry to remote parts of the world, serving the most vulnerable populations—AIDS orphans in Africa.
- January 3, 2014
The Columbia University College of Dental Medicine is being honored by the ADEAGies Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the American Dental Education Association, for its Community DentCare program.
- November 10, 2013
Taking care of your gums could help keep heart disease at bay. Mailman School researchers have shown that as gum health improves, progression of atherosclerosis slows to a clinically significant degree.