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Dr. Patricia Swanson demonstrates the proper technique for a student.
Posted on November 8, 2022

Patricia Swanson, DDS, FACP, clinical assistant professor and director of predoctoral prosthodontics at Stony Brook School of Dental Medicine, has been named Junior Educator of the Year by the American College of Prosthodontists (ACP).

Dr. Stephen Walker, Dr. Kenneth Kurtz and Dean Patrick Lloyd
Posted on September 16, 2022

Kurtz was recognized for his contribution to the school’s Annual Research Day as the keynote speaker for his presentation, “Dental Implant Intervention for Syndromic & Non-Syndromic Childhood Partial Edentulism.” 

HSDM Dean William Giannobile and Dr. Vincent Iacono
Posted on September 9, 2022

Vincent Iacono, DMD, SUNY Distinguished Service Professor, chair of the Department of Periodontology, and Tarrson Family Professor of Periodontology in the Stony Brook University...

SDM students with Wolfie
Posted on September 6, 2022

The Stony Brook University School of Dental Medicine (SDM) recently hosted its annual fall Give Kids a Smile Day event.

Patrick M. Lloyd, DDS, MS
Posted on September 1, 2022

Stony Brook University has named Patrick M. Lloyd, DDS, MS, as Dean of the School of Dental Medicine (SDM). Lloyd’s appointment, effective July 1, was announced by Hal Paz, MD.

Reunion
Posted on October 23, 2021

Stony Brook University School of Dental Medicine's Class of 1981 recently gathered to celebrate their 40th Reunion. Hosted by Dr. Mark Wolff and Barbara Wolff...

Hal Paz photo
Posted on September 1, 2021

Harold “Hal” Paz, MD, MS has been named Executive Vice President for Health Sciences at Stony Brook Medicine. We welcome this exceptional leader, clinician and educator.

Group photo of 30th anniversary
Posted on July 12, 2021

This month marks the 30th anniversary of the establishment of Stony Brook School of Dental Medicine’s Advanced Education Program in Periodontics. 

Ralph H. Epstein, DDS ‘78, Named Stony Brook School of Dental Medicine’s Distinguished Alumnus 
Posted on July 8, 2021

Dr. Ralph Epstein received the 2020 Distinguished Alumnus Award at the White Coat Ceremony for Stony Brook University School of Dental Medicine’s Class of 2023. 

School of Dental Medicine's Class of 2023 Receive Their White Coats, Enter into Clinical Care  
Posted on July 6, 2021

The acceptance of a white coat is a tradition among health professions and serves as a symbol of commitment to providing compassionate, ethical care to patients. 

Saline Atieno
Posted on June 10, 2021

Saline Atieno developed a dangerous and disfiguring bacterial necrosis called Noma as a young child in Kenya.

Convocation
Posted on May 28, 2021

The Staller Center for the Arts at Stony Brook University was brimming with excitement as Doctor of Dental Surgery, graduate, and advanced ...

Phil Bacigalupo
Posted on April 28, 2021

Each year, Stony Brook University School of Dental Medicine hosts the Leo and Mickey Sreebny Lectureship and School of Dental Medicine Research Symposium.

Dr. Soosan Ghazizadeh Receives $431,000+ in NIH Funding for Research on the Regeneration of Salivary Glands 
Posted on March 18, 2021

According to Soosan Ghazizadeh, PhD, millions of Americans are currently suffering from the loss of salivary gland function, greatly affecting oral health and overall quality of life.

Stony Brook Students Recognized in American Dental Education Association's Curriculum Development Event
Posted on March 10, 2021

Dental students from throughout the United States' northeast region recently participated in the American Dental Education Association's (ADEA) first-ever "I Have an ADEA" virtual event. 

Stony Brook Women Faculty: Inspiring the Next Generation
Posted on March 5, 2021

They are world-renowned scientists, groundbreaking researchers and beloved professors. They are also trusted advisors, caring mentors, loving mothers and good listeners.

Ann Nasti Honored with Prestigious Award for Teaching Excellence in Dentistry
Posted on February 23, 2021

Ann Nasti, DMD, associate dean for clinical education in the Stony Brook University School of Dental Medicine, has been selected as the 2021 recipient of the Stephen H. Leeper Award for Teaching Excellence by Omicron Kappa Upsilon (OKU) ...

SBU’s School Of Dental Medicine Has A Dancing Dentist With Moves So Sweet, You Just Might Get A Cavity
Posted on February 16, 2021

According to Dental Products Reports, about 60 percent of people have anxiety about going to the dentist. But who can have anxiety when your dentist grooves like this? No one, that’s who.

Three Tips for Healthier Gums This Heart Month
Posted on February 9, 2021

From a young age, we are always reminded of the importance of taking care of our teeth. The teeth and gums help us to chew, speak, and of course, make up our beautiful smiles. In support of Heart Month, it’s critical to recognize that proper oral health care can have an added benefit...

School of Dental Medicine’s Mobile Oral Health Services Clinic Celebrates 10-Year Anniversary
Posted on February 4, 2021

Over the past ten years, many Long Islanders have spotted a giant, eye-catching red van making its way through Nassau and Suffolk Counties: Stony Brook University School of Dental Medicine's Mobile Oral Health Services Clinic.

A Perfect Match Celebrated by The School of Dental Medicine’s Class of 2021
Posted on January 29, 2021

For yet another year, Stony Brook University School of Dental Medicine’s graduating class has a perfect “match.” According to National Matching Services Inc, the Postdoctoral Dental Matching Program (the Dental Match)...

COVID-19 Vaccine Arrives at Stony Brook University School of Dental Medicine  
Posted on January 22, 2021

Oral healthcare providers of Stony Brook University School of Dental Medicine have received their first dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine. 

School of Dental Medicine’s Digital Dentistry Club Brings Hands-on Practice to the Virtual Realm 
Posted on January 7, 2021

Stony Brook University School of Dental Medicine (SDM) has long been at the forefront of technological advancements in oral health. Whether it's being among the first in the nation to implement a digital ...