College of Dentistry

Dr. Jessica Meeske named Pediatric Dentist of the Year

Meeske honored by the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry.

Jun 28, 2023

Gerry Kugel, DMD, PhD, named UNMC College of Dentistry dean

Dr. Kugel, who comes to UNMC from Boston, is praised for his vision, passion and extensive experience in the field.

Jun 21, 2023

Gerald Tussing, DDS, celebrates 56 years at the UNMC College of Dentistry

Dr. Tussing graduated from the UNMC Periodontics Program and continues to shape its strong reputation.

Jun 15, 2023

Dr. Paula Harre changed the lives of countless students, faculty, staff and patients

After almost three decades of teaching, Dr. Harre, a clinical instructor, has retired.

Jun 13, 2023

Dr. Gerald Tussing celebrates 56 years at the College of Dentistry

Tussing has led the UNMC Periodontics Program to national and international prominence.

Jun 1, 2023

Lisa Moravec receives Professional Achievement Award

Moravec awarded the 2023 Idaho State University College of Health Professional Achievement Award.

Jun 1, 2023

College partners with Nebraska Hospital Association to distribute children’s oral health kits

The goal of the kits is to reduce dental disease in children.

May 25, 2023

Dr. Vishwanath elected to American Board of Orthodontics

Meenakshi Vishwanath, BDS, MDS, is an assistant professor in the UNMC College of Dentistry.

May 22, 2023

Drs. Thomas Petro and Amy Killeen receive Tussing-Kaldahl Scholar Awards

The award supports clinical research focused on the periodontal inflammatory response.

May 11, 2023

Oral Mucosal Immunity Consortium (OMIC) selects Windsweep Farm Scholar

OMIC is a collaboration between four institutions, centered at the UNMC College of Dentistry.

May 11, 2023

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