Public Relations


Educational Campaigns

We develop and execute oral health educational campaigns in partnership with local organizations. See recent campaigns.


As part of our mission to improve the oral health of the people of Nebraska, we are happy to donate oral health items to nonprofit organizations, community events, etc. To request oral health item donations, please contact Erin Wirth,

Outreach Calendar

The College of Dentistry serves as part of the dental safety net for the State of Nebraska. Our outreach activities allow our students, faculty and staff to provide information, instruction and oral health care to underserved populations across the state. 

See Current Outreach Calendar. This document is updated often.

For the Media

The UNMC College of Dentistry has faculty and staff who are subject matter experts on a variety of oral health topics. We are ready to help with interviews, sources and information. To connect with an expert for your story or question, contact Erin Wirth,

Experts List 

James K. Wahl, III, PhD
Chair of Oral Biology Department & Associate Dean for Research
Epithelial cell-cell adhesion, cell biology, cell migration and metastasis

Thomas M. Petro, PhD
Immune system, infectious diseases, microbiology, virology

Jeffrey B. Payne, DDS, MDentSc
Oral health research - periodontics, oral and systemic disease

College of Dentistry Publications

See College Publications.

Event Information

2023 ASDA Simulation Clinic - Flyer
2022 White Coat Ceremony - Program
2022 Opportunities Fair - Vendor Invite
2022 Mentoring Panel - Flyer
2022 Recognition & Awards Ceremony - Program
2022 Reinhardt Lecture - Flyer
2022 60th Anniversary of the UNMC Periodontics Program - Invite
2021 College of Dentistry Alumni Reunion - Invite
2021 White Coat Ceremony - Program
2021 Caring for Champions Dental Clinic - Ribbon-Cutting

Grant Information

Current Grant Applications

Contact Us

For questions or comments regarding College of Dentistry communications, marketing, public relations, events or community outreach: Erin Wirth,