University News: Dentistry
News and stories from Marquette featuring the School of Dentistry. For more news, visit the School of Dentistry website.

Dean’s Message

Dental Images, Winter 2014

News release, February 3, 2015

The ushering in of a new year is often a good time for reflection. With this issue of Dental Images, we have taken time to reflect on the Marquette School of Dentistry’s past, present and future.

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A Closer Look at the Department of Surgical Services

Dental Images, Winter 2014

News release, February 3, 2015

In this four-part series, Dental Images will explore each department within the Marquette School of Dentistry, spotlighting unique aspects, dynamic faculty and key initiatives.

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Timmy and London Cooper: Partners in Life and at Work

Dental Images, Winter 2014

News release, February 3, 2015

After graduation, London worked for seven years at Stevens Point’s Ministry Dental Center, a state-funded clinic affiliated with St. Michael’s/Ministry Hospital, and Timmy began working with his father at Cooper Dental, which Bob founded in 1974.

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Gatherings

Dental Images, Winter 2014

News release, February 3, 2015

Pictures of gatherings from various events such as reunions, scholarship luncheons, etc.

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Blazing Trails: La Tonya Gillespie Comes in First

Dental Images, Winter 2014

News release, February 3, 2015

When LaTonya Gillespie graduates from Marquette Dental School in May 2014, she’ll be the first doctor in her family.

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Mission work in Haiti is a Pruhs family affair

Dental Images, Winter 2014

News release, February 3, 2015

Many professors relish a quiet sabbatical spent doing research. But retired Chair of Pediatric Dentistry Ron Pruhs, D ’64, preferred to spend his precious semesters off venturing to faraway places to help people in dire need of dental care.

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Remembering Our Own

Dental Images, Winter 2014

News release, February 3, 2015

The Marquette University community joins in prayerful remembrance of those who passed away between July and December 2013. May the souls of the faithful departed rest in peace. Eternal rest grant unto them, Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon them.

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Research team completes three-year study on bite pattern analysis

News release, January 13, 2014

Work will help establish protocol for using bite marks as forensic evidence MILWAUKEE – A team of researchers at Marquette University and the Medical College of Wisconsin has completed a three-year, $715,000 study funded by the National Institute of Justice (NIJ) to determine whether bite-mark patterns have evidentiary value in criminal investigations. The group’s findings […]

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Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – Former MU dental professor’s bite-mark study caps decades-long career

Marquette in the News

News release, January 13, 2014

From the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: “During a career that has spanned more than a half century, recently retired Marquette University Dental School faculty member [L. Thomas Johnson] helped bring a sense of peace to families whose loved ones died in sometimes horrific circumstances.”

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JSOnline.com – Marquette dental students prepare to replace baby-boomer retirees

Marquette in the news

News release, October 9, 2013

Photo courtesy of JSOnline.com/Kristyna Wentz-Graff  

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Wisconsin’s only dental school grows by leaps and bounds

Marquette Matters, September/October, 2013

News release, September 24, 2013

The School of Dentistry — Wisconsin’s only dental school — welcomed its expanded class in August, growing from 80 students to 100 students.

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A Closer Look: The Department of General Dental Sciences

Dental Images, Summer 2013

News release, September 9, 2013

In this four-part series, Dental Images will explore each department within the Marquette School of Dentistry, spotlighting unique aspects, dynamic faculty and key initiatives.

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Integral to Brown County Oral Health Partnership

Dental Images, Summer 2013

News release, September 9, 2013

Dr. Patti Sigl, D ‘09, has found her professional home. As part of the Brown County (Wis.) Oral Health Partnership (OHP), she and her colleagues help operate an oral health program for Green Bay School District children who are uninsured and qualify for the free or reduced lunch program or are on medical assistance.

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Alumni Awards

Dental Images, Summer 2013

News release, September 9, 2013

Each spring, Marquette University sets aside one weekend to honor alumni who represent the heart, soul and spirit of Marquette. Hundreds of alumni and guests come to campus to celebrate the accomplishments of the year’s Alumni National Award recipients — a chance to hear stories of how they are making a difference in the lives […]

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Student Spotlight: Becky Warnken

Dental Images, Summer 2013

News release, September 9, 2013

Becky Warnken’s extensive involvement in the American Student Dental Association (ASDA) has not only augmented her education, but may have helped her get a job.

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Hooding and Graduation 2013 Class

Dental Images, Summer 2013

News release, September 9, 2013

Marquette University’s School of Dentistry held their hooding and awards ceremony on Saturday, May 18 at the Church of the Gesu.

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Research Day

Dental Images, Summer 2013

News release, September 9, 2013

MUSoD’s Student Research Day provided students with an opportunity to showcase their current research initiatives. The annual event held in February featured oral presentations by current faculty members, including a keynote address from Dr. Arthur Hefti, a poster session and vendor displays.

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Development

Dental Images, Summer 2013

News release, September 9, 2013

DOLLAR$ AND SENSE – Notes from the School of Dentistry Development Office

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Service takes flight It’s a long way home for dental student Zazell “Zaz” Staheli

Marquette Magazine, Spring 2013

News release, April 19, 2013

The small Alaskan town of Kiana is 30 miles north of the Arctic Circle. There are no roads to connect it to the more than 13 nearby villages. In this part of the world, the temperature can range from 60 degrees below zero to 90 degrees Fahrenheit at summer’s peak.

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On a mission: providing dental care in Tanzania’s refugee camps

Marquette Matters, Mar. 2013

News release, April 17, 2013

For Dr. Toni Roucka, assistant professor and pre-doctoral program director of general dentistry in the School of Dentistry, teaching the building blocks of dental care is more than a job — it’s a mission. Beginning in 2003, Roucka has taken her passion around the world by examining access to dental care.

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