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Columbia U. Dental School Dean Honored for Service to Oral Health Research

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The American Association of Dental Research presented the Jack Hein Public Service Award to Dean Christian S. Stohler of the Columbia University College of Dental Medicine

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Poor Oral Health and Food Scarcity Major Contributors to Malnutrition in Older Adults

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A new study by UNC School of Medicine researchers suggests that food scarcity and poor oral health are major risk factors for malnutrition that leads an older adult – already at high risk of functional decline, decreased quality of life, and increased mortality – to land in the emergency department.

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Columbia U. Scientist Receives International Award for Periodontal Disease Research

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Dr. Panos Papapanou received the IADR Distinguished Scientist Award in Basic Research in Periodontal Disease for research on the epidemiology of periodontal diseases, their pathobiology, assessment of microbial and host-derived risk factors, as well as the diseases’ role as health stressor in heart disease and pregnancy complications.

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Laurie Hernandez, U.S. Olympic Gymnastics Gold and Silver Medalist to be a Keynote Speaker at ADHA's 94th Annual Conference

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The American Dental Hygienists’ Association (ADHA) is excited to announce that Laurie Hernandez, U.S. Olympic gymnastics gold and silver medalist and “Dancing with the Stars” champion, will be a keynote speaker at the 94th Annual Conference, taking place in Jacksonville, Florida from June 14 to 17. In addition, attendees that register before April 30 will be entered for a chance to win a special meet, greet and photo with the Olympic champion.

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New Braces Clinical Trial Sheds Metal Brackets

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Inflatable braces? A new clinical trial at the UAB School of Dentistry is hoping to make metal braces a thing of the past.

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Kristine Hodsdon Featured in Five Sessions at ADHA Annual Conference

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The American Dental Hygienists’ Association (ADHA) announced Kristine Hodsdon, RDH, MSEC, will form part of its roster of dental hygiene experts speaking at its 94th Annual Conference. As the premier event for dental hygienists to advance their career and learn from top educators and practitioners in the profession, the ADHA Annual Conference will feature the most pressing topics affecting the dental hygiene profession and access to oral care in America. To prepare attendees for an experience in personal and professional development, Hodsdon will host a Facebook Live talk for ADHA followers on March 13 at 7pm ET.

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Dental Plaque DNA Shows Neandertals Used ‘Aspirin’

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Ancient DNA found in the dental plaque of Neandertals – our nearest extinct relative – has provided remarkable new insights into their behaviour, diet and evolutionary history, including their use of plant-based medicine to treat pain and illness.

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Top Honor Goes to Columbia Dental School’s Dean Emeritus

Dr. Allan Formicola, who led the school for 23 years and chronicled its 100-year history, will receive the prestigious William J. Gies Award for Vision from ADEA. The College of Dental Medicine has received two previous Gies Awards.







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