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UTHSC Adopts Tuition Reductions for Out-of-State Students for Certain Programs

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center has adopted tuition reductions for out-of-state students in some of its programs for the coming academic year. Out-of-state students at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center will see reduced tuition rates for the coming academic year in the Colleges of Pharmacy and Graduate Health Sciences, as well… Read More


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College of Dentistry American Student Dental Association Chapter Receives Multiple Awards at National Conference

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The American Student Dental Association (ASDA) chapter in the College of Dentistry at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center recently took home four honors, the most awarded to a student chapter, at the national ASDA Annual Session Gold Crown Awards. The four awards followed three other honors presented to the UTHSC ASDA chapter at… Read More


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College of Dentistry Give Kids A Smile Day 2019 Provides Free Dental Services Valued at $20,798

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On Thursday, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Dentistry welcomed 85 students from the Fields Roads and Whitehaven middle school campuses of Freedom Preparatory Academy for their annual Give Kids A Smile Day. Dentistry and dental hygiene students with supervision by faculty performed 958 free dental procedures valued at $20,798. This year… Read More


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UTHSC College of Dentistry Collaborates to Open Nashville Dental Residency

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The College of Dentistry at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in partnership with Saint Thomas Health and the Matthew Walker Comprehensive Health Center have launched a new dental residency program in Nashville. A ribbon-cutting was held in Nashville Thursday for the Advanced Education in General Dentistry (AEGD) program, which offers training opportunities for… Read More


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James C. Ragain, Jr., DDS, PhD, Named Dean of UTHSC College of Dentistry

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Chancellor Steve J. Schwab, MD, announced that James C. Ragain, Jr., DDS, MS, PhD, FICD, FACD, has been named dean of the College of Dentistry at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, effective August 1. Dr. Ragain was selected following a national search chaired by Dean of Pharmacy Marie Chisholm-Burns and Vice Chancellor for… Read More


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Military Induction Service Highlights College of Dentistry 2018 Spring Commencement

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When the College of Dentistry at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center graduated its 2018 class of 113 new dentists and dental hygienists on Thursday, one of its most distinguished alums returned for a special ceremony to recognize those joining the military services. Colonel Tom Goksel, commander of the dental corps of the United… Read More


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The Dentones of UTHSC Make Beautiful Music Together

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Three decades separate some of the members of one Memphis band, but when they’re on the stage together, you’d never know it. “There’s definitely no age gap when we are onstage,” said Mike Estivo, the band’s 31-year-old drummer. And it’s safe to say that more than age dissolves when The Dentones are rocking. Estivo is… Read More


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UTHSC’s Dental Sleep Medicine Center Offers Non-Invasive Solutions for Apnea

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Eleven years ago, dentist Alan Blanton was diagnosed with moderate obstructive sleep apnea. The diagnosis eventually drew Dr. Blanton away from his private practice in Collierville and into his current position as director of the William F. Slagle Center for Dental Sleep Medicine and Orofacial Pain in the College of Dentistry at the University of… Read More