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

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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Marquette University to honor outstanding graduates at Alumni National Awards Weekend, April 25-27

News release, March 11, 2013

Marquette University will honor 53 accomplished alumni and friends for their personal achievements and support of the university during Alumni National Awards Weekend, April 25-27. Short profiles of the honorees, including Alumnus of the Year Donald W. Layden, Jr., Arts ’79, Law ’82, are available on the Alumni National Awards website. The site allows individuals […]

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Dentistry expansion begins

Marquette Magazine, Winter 2013

News release, February 6, 2013

The Marquette University School of Dentistry broke ground for a 40,000-square-foot expansion. The new space will include a clinic housing 24 operatories, a larger faculty practice clinic, additional classroom space and a research lab. The addition will enable the school to increase its graduating class size from 80 to 100 students per year.

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School of Dentistry groundbreaking moves expansion from dream to reality

Marquette Matters, October 2012

News release, October 2, 2012

After years of planning, fundraising and collaboration, the university’s vision to expand the state’s only dental school will become a reality. A groundbreaking held Sept. 18, 2012, kicked off construction on the approximately 40,000-square-foot addition to the School of Dentistry building. The expansion is expected to be complete by fall 2013.

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Marquette dental school groundbreaking this Tuesday

News release, September 17, 2012

MILWAUKEE – A groundbreaking celebration for the Marquette University School of Dentistry building expansion will be held next Tuesday, Sept. 18, from 3:00 to 4:30 p.m. in the dental school parking lot, 1801 W. Wisconsin Avenue. Speakers include President Scott R. Pilarz, S.J., Dental School Dean Dr. William K. Lobb, Trustee Emeritus John Bergstrom, Wisconsin […]

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Dean’s message

Dental Images, Summer 2012

News release, September 11, 2012

So far, 2012 has been a good year for the Marquette School of Dentistry. Months ago, the dedicated faculty members who serve as our representatives on ADEA’s Commission on Change and Innovation committee decided to share more broadly with our colleagues in dental education our approach to educating dentists. The perspective they had gained from […]

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Far Ahead of the Curve

Dental Images, Summer 2012

News release, September 11, 2012

Dr. Gary Stafford remembers how he and his colleagues became determined to shed some serious light on just what was going on at the Marquette School of Dentistry. They were attending an annual American Dental Education Association (ADEA) meeting of the Commission on Change and Innovation (see sidebar, page 5), listening to representatives from another […]

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New Dental Rounds Model Grounds Students in Science

Dental Images, Summer 2012

News release, September 11, 2012

When Dean William Lobb and the faculty designed a new curriculum for Marquette’s Dental School in 1999, evidence-based dental rounds were a centerpiece of the plan.

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