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Monday, December 5, 2022
In 1972, the first graduating class of dental hygienists left the School of Health Related Professions with certificates in hand. A half-century later, these oral health practitioners earn their baccalaureate degrees at the School of Dentistry, learning alongside dental students who share their passion for patient-centered care.
Monday, October 17, 2022
Dental school is hard, with a lot of boxes to check. It can leave students focusing on the numbers instead of their patients, something driven by culture and systems. A pilot program for integrated patient care, however, puts the patient first by allowing students to take care of multiple issues crossing departmental lines in a single visit, creating efficiencies for both. Read More
They’ve just dipped their toes into the School of Dentistry laboratories, but beginning students waste no time in learning how to manipulate warmed wax with a dental tool. It’s a lesson that will be repeated and built upon as they progress to their fourth year.
Published on Monday, August 29, 2022
Family and friends were on hand to cheer on UMMC’s 2022 graduates for earning degrees ranging from baccalaureate to doctorates. Ceremonies Friday at Mississippi Coliseum were the first to include six health sciences schools since 2019.
Published on Tuesday, May 31, 2022
Hundreds of UMMC graduates earned degrees in the health sciences Friday during a ceremony at Mississippi Coliseum. The number of degrees conferred this year showed an increase of 97 from 2021, reflecting the Medical Center’s efforts to meet the state’s health care needs.
Published on Friday, May 27, 2022
When Carol Hoover experienced jaw pain and headaches, she saw several doctors and dentists in her quest to find the source of her discomfort. That journey led her to the University of Mississippi School of Dentistry, where her specialty team used a unique CT scan to confirm her jaw disease – and just as importantly, to rule out more serious issues.
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