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Entries in UWSoD (22)

Friday
Mar092012

JOEL BERG NAMED DEAN OF UWSoD

Dr. Joel Berg will become the next dean of the University of Washington School of Dentistry, UW Provost Ana Mari Cauce has announced. 
Dr. Berg, who had been Lloyd and Kay Chapman Chair for Oral Health at the School, heading the Department of Pediatric Dentistry, will assume his new post on Aug. 15, subject to approval by the UW Board of Regents.
He will succeed Tim DeRouen, who was appointed interim dean for the 2011-2012 academic year after the resignation of Martha Somerman. She had left the deanship after nine years to become director of the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research.
Dr. Berg, nationally prominent as president-elect of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), furthered his reputation as director of the Center for Pediatric Dentistry, a partnership between the UW and Seattle Children’s hospital. The new facility at Seattle’s Magnuson Park, which he planned and brought to fruition with its opening in September 2010, has a mission of pediatric clinical care, dental and parent education, and research. Its major focus lies in early intervention, with an emphasis on dental visits by age 1.

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Friday
Mar022012

UW SoD Lowers Dental Clinic Fees

The clinic at the University of Washington's Dental School has announced it will lower its fees for Medicaid eligible patients.

Steve Steinberg writes, "The new fee schedule, called the UW Community Dental Plan, features prices discounted as much as 85 percent below average dental fees in the Seattle area. The new fees are currently scheduled to be implemented in late March.

Prices will be $58 for a comprehensive oral exam, which includes a full oral health evaluation, a complete set of dental X-rays and a treatment plan. Other procedures include one-surface fillings for $32, root canals for $235 and complete upper or lower dentures for $390."

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Friday
Jul082011

Catching up with Dr. Joel Berg

One year into operations, and they’re just about up to speed at the UW’s Center for Pediatric Dentistry, a joint operation between the UWSoD and Seattle Children’s hospital, located in the old Navy base at Magnuson Park.

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Tuesday
May032011

UW SoD Class of 2014 Announces Online Charity Auction

http://auction.uwsod2014.com/auction/

The University of Washington School of Dentistry class of 2014 has created an online auction portal to raise funds to finance their student-run dental charity work throughout Washington. So far, they have nearly 75 tremendous listings for auction, with a MSRP of over $100,000!

Their auction site is now open to accept bids. All listings close on May 20th, 2011, and new items may be added throughout the three-week auction, so please check back frequently.

There are several categories of items which may interest members, and with bids starting at roughly a third of original MSRP, you could be getting a FANTASTIC deal on services you may need while also helping out tremendous causes. Some of the highlight items are: CE by renowned doctors like Dr. John Kois, custom website design services, Practice Coaching seminars with travel included for your team, and even Ducati motorcycles!

Please go to: http://auction.uwsod2014.com/auction/ to start bidding! Also, please pass this link on to dental school classmates, colleagues, or anyone else in the dental community!

Happy bidding!