In the Media Tag: dentistry

For patients with disabilities, dental treatment presents extra challenges

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Disability advocate Jean-Marie Lawrence was born with limb-girdle muscular dystrophy, a category of rare, inherited neuromuscular diseases that cause progressive muscle weakness and wasting. As a result, she’s must use a wheelchair. Lawrence works full time at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, serves on the Council on Developmental Disability, and aside from an assistant… Read More

New Dentistry Building and Quad Improvements Coming to UTHSC

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University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) has seen a flurry of construction since the university’s master plan was unveiled in 2014, including a new Translational Science Building and the Interprofessional Simulation and Patient Safety Center and Plough Center for the Sterile Development buildings, both currently under construction. As part of that master plan, UTHSC’s… Read More

UTHSC College of Dentistry study cited

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Pulpdent’s Activa bioactive restorative is more resistant to fractures than traditional composites, according to studies conducted at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Dentistry in Memphis and Tufts School of Dental Medicine in Boston.