Dental

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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Teeth.

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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Keith V. Hill

In memoriam: Keith V. Hill, D.D.S., FAGD

June 20, 2016
 

Keith V. Hill, D.D.S., FAGD, assistant professor in the Department of General Dentistry, died suddenly June 17.

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Express-News: Finally, the Cavaliers elect a Mexican-American King Antonio

June 8, 2016
 

For the first time in their nearly 100-year history, the Texas Cavaliers have elected a Mexican-American King Antonio to reign over Fiesta, the city’s biggest party.

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Dental Home Day

Express-News: Head Start students receive free dental care

May 26, 2016
 

Sitting in the corner of a dental examination room on the West Side, Perla Amos watched as her 4-year-old daughter received much-needed dental care May 25.

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