Health


Achieving great oral health in 2022 is easy with these four tips

January 13, 2022

By Macaela Gibbs, DDS, MHA Chief Dental Officer of UT Dentistry Is keeping those pearly whites in tip-top shape on your resolution list for the New Year? If not, it should be, and UT Dentistry is here to help! Maintaining good oral health not only helps your teeth to look and work better but is […]




UT Dentistry opens new clinic for convenient dental care for employees, students and community

January 7, 2022

UT Health San Antonio Dentistry’s newly opened General Dentistry Clinic is now scheduling appointments and welcoming patients. The clinic’s focus is to provide convenient, safe and personalized dental care for UT Health San Antonio employees, students, their families and the community. “An important mission of our School of Dentistry is the provision of clinical care […]



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January 6, 2022

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Fear keeping some cancer patients from COVID-19 vaccination

December 9, 2021

Of the patients surveyed, 56% reported receiving at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccination, which is lower than the community vaccination rate of 76%.




‘Tis the season to be…boosted

December 9, 2021

With the season of holiday-related travel and gatherings well underway, it’s important to take measures to stay healthy and protected from COVID-19, even for those who are already vaccinated. One of the most effective ways to stay safe is to get a booster shot. With variant strains of the virus circulating, like delta and omicron, […]




Overlooked for decades, mast cells may explain many mysterious environmental illnesses

December 9, 2021

A newly published paper provides a long-sought link between environmental exposures and conditions like Gulf War syndrome, breast implant illness, chemical intolerance and possibly even long-haul COVID-19. This discovery represents a major step toward improved diagnosis, treatment and prevention.