El Paso, Inc.: How the dental school deal was done

September 1, 2016

Six months ago, El Paso businessman and philanthropist Woody Hunt was in a meeting with Texas Tech officials. Read the full story at El Paso, Inc.

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UT Dentistry opens Sleep Disorders Center

August 30, 2016

UT Dentistry has opened a new Sleep Disorders Center for the thousands of people with various conditions that adversely affect a good night’s sleep.

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Pain Medicine News: Dental Pain Common Among Homeless People

August 10, 2016

Many of the more than 100 million homeless people around the world have chronic pain. Read the full story at Pain Medicine News

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The Scientist: How a Sleep-Associated Hormone Affects Murine Tooth Development

August 10, 2016

Melatonin, a hormone found in plants and animals alike, is most often associated with sleep. Secreted by the pineal gland in the human brain, its levels ebb and flow throughout the day, following a circadian rhythm and peaking at nighttime as it alerts the body to the end of the waking day Read the full […]

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Professor Bill Saunders (right) and Dr. Ellis

Faculty member named to Royal College of Surgeons

July 12, 2016

Edward Ellis III, D.D.S., M.S., professor and chair of the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the Health Science Center, was awarded Fellowship Ad Hominem in the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.

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Healthy smile an asset in business world

June 28, 2016

While conversing during a job interview or making a presentation during a company meeting, a person’s mouth always draws the eye of those in attendance. And, a great smile with healthy teeth is always noticed.

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