Dental Images Magazine

A Closer Look: The Department of General Dental Sciences

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General Dentistry

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

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community-service

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

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alumni-awards

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

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student-spotlight

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

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graduation

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

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accolades

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

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development

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

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Dean’s message

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Dean Lobb

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

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Far Ahead Curve

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

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Dental Rounds

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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Alumni awards

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Alumni Awards

Two outstanding Dental School alumni were honored during Marquette’s 2012 Alumni National Awards Weekend, April 26-28. The annual event honors distinguished alumni from every college and school who embody the heart, soul and spirit of Marquette University.

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Allison Dowd: Inspired to Serve

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Allison Dowd

You might think a full-time pediatric dentist and mother of two young children would be too busy to take on extra roles as volunteer, teacher and advocate within her profession. But Allison Dowd, D ’01, manages to make room in her schedule.

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Campaign update

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Dental School Development

Thanks to the generosity of hundreds of our alumni and friends, we are pleased to report that the “Building for the Future” campaign now has commitments totaling more than $5 million. We need to secure the remaining $3 million in commitments by August 31 if we want a chance to break ground in September and […]

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Class notes

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Class Notes

James R. Masuhr, D ‘62, this year celebrated his 50th anniversary as a practicing general/family dentist. Masuhr has maintained dental licenses in Wisconsin and California, where he currently practices out of Riverside County. He and his wife, Carole, have been married 52 years and have four children, four grandchildren and one great-grandson.

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All Smiles: Marquette Students Help Fight Childhood Tooth Decay

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Fight Childhood Tooth Decay

When Melissa Fischer, D2 student, noticed a 2-year-old girl sipping from a baby bottle filled with orange liquid, she seized the opportunity to educate the girl’s father about the importance of dental hygiene.

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Hooding & Graduation 2012

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Commencement

Hooding & Graduation 2012

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Faculty and student accolades

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Faculty and student accolades

Research from Christopher Okunseri, associate professor of public health, was cited in the April 30, 2012 New York Times story “E.R. Doctors Face Quandary on Painkillers.” The story explored how emergency room (E.R.) health care providers deal with patients who may complain of tooth pain as a way to get narcotic prescriptions. Okunseri’s analysis of […]

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2012 William J. Gies Award

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Dean Lobb receives Gies Award

Dean William K. Lobb was recognized for his innovation as a dental educator with the coveted Geis Award for Vision, Innovation and Achievement at the American Dental Education Association Annual Session and exhibition in Orlando, Fla., in March. Hundreds gathered at a reception at the Dental School to honor and celebrate with the dean.

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Class of 2012 President Can’t Help But Get Involved

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Jon Kelley

When Jon Kelley, D ’12, arrived on the Marquette campus from Idaho, he told himself, “Okay, now, it’s time to stop.”

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In memoriam

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in-memoriam

The Marquette University community joins in prayerful remembrance of those who passed away between January and June 2012. 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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