Faculty of Dentistry
January 6, 2016
Hoping for a whiter, brighter smile in 2016? With whitening toothpastes, floss, gum, strips and gels available over-the-counter, there is more pressure than ever to have a pearly white smile.
Media Release | November 28, 2014
Canada’s chief of defence staff, the country’s top soldier, will present UBC dentistry prof David Sweet with a medal for distinguished service.
May 20, 2014 - by Brian Lin
UBC grad Jessica Church balances dentistry with equestrian vaulting
March 12, 2014 - by Brian Lin
Oral cancer symptoms can be identified and treated more quickly thanks to a new blue-light device developed by UBC’s Catherine Poh
November 19, 2013 - by Brian Lin
UBC’s David Sweet and the Bureau of Legal Dentistry are teaching military dentists from around the world how to identify victims of disasters.
May 1, 2013 - by Brian Lin
Brazilian dentist Marcio Barros worked as a campus guard before earning Canadian credentials
Media Release | February 20, 2013
Scientists will get a closer-than-ever look at everything from molars to soils with today’s opening of the Faculty of Dentistry’s Centre for High-Throughput Phenogenomics at the University of British Columbia.
Master switch discovery could provide road map for treatment of arthritis and other inflammatory diseases
Media Release | January 22, 2013
Scientists trying to create drugs to treat chronic inflammation in diseases like arthritis now have a new culprit known as MMP2. New University of British Columbia research shows that this enzyme works as a master switch to activate inflammatory diseases.
Media Release | September 12, 2012
The Faculty of Dentistry at the University of British Columbia has received an in-kind gift of $8 million from the Ho Chi Minh City National Hospital of Odonto-Stomatology to create an oral health research centre.
Media Release | April 26, 2012
The Faculty of Dentistry at the University of British Columbia has opened a clinical research centre focusing on best practices and evidence-based patient care thanks to a $1 million donation from Frontier Dental Laboratories.
Media Release | February 17, 2012
Proteins, the building block for all living organisms, are the ultimate transformers – able to splice and switch roles and functions within the human body. But when these changes go wrong, diseases such as cancers and arthritis may result, says University of British Columbia researcher Chris Overall.