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New Adult Dentistry Clinic in Memphis Opens

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“This is a milestone for the College of Dentistry,” said James Ragain, DDS, MS, PhD, FICD, FACD, dean of the College  of Dentistry at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, as he cut the ribbon opening the newest dental clinic on the Memphis campus The Advanced Education in General Dentistry (AEGD) Clinic on the… Read More


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UTHSC College of Dentistry to Open New Clinic on Memphis Campus

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The College of Dentistry at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center will host a “floss-cutting” opening event Tuesday, July 13, at 10 a.m., at its newest dental clinic on the Memphis campus. The Advanced Education in General Dentistry (AEGD) Clinic on the 3rd floor of the Dunn Dental Building at 875 Union Avenue, Suite C302,… Read More


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New Building Brings New Day for UTHSC College of Dentistry

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By all measures, the new dental building under construction on the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Memphis campus is a game changer for the UTHSC College of Dentistry. In late October, the University of Tennessee Board of Trustees approved a request from UTHSC to name the building, the Delta Dental of Tennessee Building. The… Read More


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Knoxville Couple Give $1 Million to UTHSC College of Dentistry To Open Dental Training Center in Knoxville

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Dr. Walter and Lynne Fain of Knoxville, Tennessee, have made a major gift of $1 million to help the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Dentistry launch a dental training center in Knoxville. Dr. Fain, a longtime Knoxville dentist, recalls that in the fall of 2019 at a University of Tennessee, Knoxville football… Read More


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New Dental Building at UTHSC to be Named for Delta Dental of Tennessee

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The University of Tennessee Board of Trustees approved a request from UT Health Science Center to name the new dental building under construction on the Memphis campus, the Delta Dental of Tennessee Building. During its fall meeting, which was held virtually, the board also approved naming the entire grounds of the College of Dentistry, located… Read More


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UTHSC Dentistry Student Selected As New SGAEC President

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Third-year UTHSC College of Dentistry student Sonali Demla thinks training during the pandemic will make her a better dentist in the future. “As third-year dentistry students, we have been given the green light to begin seeing our own patients, and getting to experience that has been amazing,” Demla said. “There have been lots of changes in the… Read More


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UTHSC Dental Clinics Provide Care Statewide

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  Tennessee Department of Health Commissioner Lisa Piercey, MD, MBA, FAAP, toured the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Union City Dental Clinic on Friday. The clinic is one of three operated by the UTHSC College of Dentistry to provide necessary dental services to the underinsured and uninsured across the state from Union City in… Read More


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COVID-19 Controls In the Dental Practice

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UTHSC College of Dentistry Dean James Ragain, DDS, presented the transmission routes of COVID-19 and controls that should be followed in dental practice at Monday’s Coronavirus Online Symposium. The symposium brought together a variety of health care providers including physicians, nurses, and dentists, who spoke on their areas of expertise in mitagating the spread of… Read More