In the Media Tag: UTHSC College of Dentistry

Health Care Heroes 2022: Cassandra Holder Christiansen of UTHSC College of Dentistry

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If your heart is strong, and you’re fully mobile, and you have all your teeth, you can thank your youth or your good genetics. Or, more likely, you can thank your doctor. A good doctor can see you through everything from minor aches and pains and major medical issues to mental struggles and chronic physical… Read More

Floss-cutting held for first UTHSC College of Dentistry class in East Tennnessee

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — The College of Dentistry at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center has held the first dental education course in East Tennessee. The Expanded Functions for Dental Auxiliary (EFDA) continuing education course will take place in the UT Culinary Institute and Creamery on the UT Knoxville campus. The class was kicked… Read More

Tennessee Offers to Expand Dental Schools as Medicaid Coverage Stretches Need

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More than 600,000 additional Medicaid patients in Tennessee may soon be covered with comprehensive dental benefits under a proposal by Republican Gov. Bill Lee. But the state, one of the last to extend dental coverage to adults, is also trying to make sure those Medicaid enrollees can find dentists willing to treat them. Along with… Read More

Memphis Grizzlies Honor UTHSC’s Dr. Orpheus Triplett With HBCU Empowerment Award

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The Memphis Grizzlies will honor Dr. Orpheus Triplett, DDS, assistant dean of Community Oral Health and Outreach in the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Dentistry, with its HBCU Empowerment Award during the game on February 28.

UTHSC Continues Community Outreach with Participation in Give Kids a Smile Day

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Middle-school students from Freedom Prep Academy received free dental services from the UTHSC College of Dentistry for Give Kids a Smile Day on Friday, February 3.

People on the Move: Philip Wenk, ’77, DDS

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) College of Dentistry Alumni Association presented its 2016 Outstanding Alumnus Award, the association’s highest honor, to Philip Wenk, ‘77, D.D.S, president and CEO of Delta Dental of Tennessee.