School of Dentistry

Making lives better: one smile at a time

May 21, 2019

It’s 9 a.m. and there’s already a long line of students forming in front of a metal-framed window on the third floor of UT Health San Antonio’s School of Dentistry. Peering out the window and likely smiling are two of the most inspiring and helpful people on campus. Welcome to the DS-1 and DS-2 Sim […]

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It’s all smiles for new graduates

May 20, 2019

Nearly 650 newly minted health care professionals walked the stage May 17-19 in joyous ceremonies that marked the beginning of a lifetime of service.

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Dr. Singh receives UT System’s Translational STARs award

May 15, 2019

Brij B. Singh, Ph.D., associate dean for research in the School of Dentistry and professor of periodontics, has received a Translational STARs Award from the UT System. The award comes with a $500,000 grant. His research background integrates multiple fields of basic and translational sciences that span from biochemical and physiological regulations in salivary gland […]

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Graduation weekend takes center stage

May 13, 2019

Nearly 650 candidates for graduation will receive degrees this weekend, May 17-19, from UT Health San Antonio.  The diversity of the graduating classes reflects a primary core value honored by UT Health San Antonio. Seven of every eight graduates have Texas residency, which reflects the university’s first mission of educating physicians, dentists, nurses, scientists and […]

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Kenneth M. Hargreaves, D.D.S., Ph.D.

Opioid crisis: UT Health looking to replace highly addictive drugs

April 30, 2019

Kenneth Hargreaves, D.D.S., Ph.D., is principal investigator of the four-year grant.

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In memoriam: Hugh B. Tilson, D.D.S.

April 1, 2019

Hugh B. Tilson, D.D.S., an early faculty member in the School of Dentistry and chair of the oral surgery training program for 28 years, died March 21. He was 82. A native of Plainview, Texas, he earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree in 1962 from the Baylor College of Dentistry. He then earned a […]

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