Jonathan Fielding writes that universal adoption of flouridated water and bolstering the number of dentists accepting Medicaid could help counter the inequality.
Dr. Ruth Alvarez is now working to complete a certificate in pediatric dentistry at UCLA, a goal she expects to achieve in June 2018.
Experts from the UCLA School of Dentistry and Fielding School of Public Health make recommendations based on UCLA-First 5 LA program achievements.
For decades, the federal government and dentists have recommended flossing daily to prevent cavities and gum disease. Now the evidence for flossing appears to be hanging by a string.
An innovative program that serves low-income and uninsured children in Los Angeles has more than tripled preventive dental visits for children from birth to age 5, according to a new UCLA policy brief.
Researchers found that substances in e-cigarettes damage the top layer of skin cells, which could increase users’ risk for certain diseases.
UCLA researchers’ findings could offer a non-invasive and more cost-effective method to detect lung cancer.
Some 200 UCLA medical students in the Class of 2016 received their M.D.s Friday in Perloff Courtyard during the Hippocratic Oath Ceremony for the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA.
The associate dean for clinical dental sciences was honored at the school's commencement ceremony on June 5.
Krebsbach, who will be the school’s eighth dean, is currently the Roy H. Roberts Professor of Dentistry and a professor of biomedical engineering at the University of Michigan.
The assistant professor of dentistry was awarded for research that advances scientific knowledge in implant dentistry and tissue engineering.
Nearly 250 adults and children got free dental check-ups on UCLA Dentistry's annual screening day at the Wilshire Bank in L.A.’s Koreatown.
UCLA researchers found that the tiny particles can strengthen gutta percha, the material used to fill the root canal, and even deliver drugs to fight infection.
The chair will advance oral health care services for people with developmental disabilities.
UCLA researchers recommend promoting on-site availability of dental services in community health centers to encourage co-location of dental and primary care medical services.
The research explains how a specifically targeted antimicrobial peptide works to eradicate only the harmful Streptococcus mutans bacteria, the main cause of tooth decay, without disturbing the benign and beneficial bacteria in the mouth.
Findings are part of a comprehensive new study that tracked young children’s health in California from 2003 to 2012.
Dental students taking the “Medical Improv” class learn techniques to be more relaxed and confident when they deal with patients.
New research provides a better understanding of how osteonecrosis of the jaw progresses and could guide the development of therapeutic and preventive measures.
The gift by Bob and Marion Wilson is the largest scholarship donation the dental school has ever received and will be used to support students dedicated to academic excellence and public service.
Raquel Ulma's accomplishments are just what was envisioned when UCLA School of Dentistry started its special outreach program for underrepresented and disadvantaged students.
Dr. Gary Parker was awarded the UCLA Medal for his humanitarianism — spending his career aboard a hospital ship providing free oral and reconstructive surgery to needy people in Africa.
Adrien Hamedi-Sangsari has pushed for more government funding for research, pro bono dental care and student loan relief.
A grant from the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health will enable the UCLA School of Dentistry to provide dental care for more than 1,000 people with HIV or AIDS for the next two years.