School of Dental Medicine

Why Does Going to the Dentist Feel Like a Trip Back in Time to the Stone Age?

August 23, 2015

Denis Kinane of the School of Dental Medicine is quoted on innovations in dental work.

Article Source: Guardian (U.K.)
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Media Contact:Katherine Unger Baillie | kbaillie@upenn.edu | 215-898-9194August 24, 2015

World Water Week at Penn

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Penn's health schools are celebrating World Water Week by featuring stories that highlight the University's expertise in water-related issues. Follow along on Twitter at ‪#‎PennOneHealth‬.

The University of Pennsylvania's health schools are showing support for World Water Week by highlighting the University's expertise in a broad range of water-related issues. Each day we'll feature a different topic. Follow along and learn more on Twitter at ‪#‎PennOneHealth‬. 

The Real Reason You Have Bad Breath -- and How to Get Rid of It

August 16, 2015

 

Dean Denis Kinane of the School of Dental Medicine suggests using a tongue scraper to help remove bacteria that causes bad breath.

Article Source: Men’s Health
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Media Contact:Katherine Unger Baillie | kbaillie@upenn.edu | 215-898-9194August 11, 2015

Penn Study Details ‘Rotten Egg’ Gas’ Role in Autoimmune Disease

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A new study led by Songtao Shi of the University of Pennsylvania has demonstrated how regulatory T cells can themselves be regulated, by an unexpected source: hydrogen sulfide, a gas produced by the body’s muscle cells and one often associated with the smell of rotten eggs.

The immune system not only responds to infections and other potentially problematic abnormalities in the body, it also contains a built-in brake in the form of regulatory T cells, or Tregs. Tregs ensure that inflammatory responses don’t get out of hand and do damage. In autoimmune diseases, sometimes these Treg cells don’t act as they should.

Video: Napoleon Bonaparte Treasures – 6ABC Loves the Arts

August 4, 2015

Dean Denis Kinane of the School of Dental Medicine and director Lynn Marsden-Atlass of the Arthur Ross Gallery comment on the exhibit “Courtly Treasures: The Collection of Thomas W. Evans, Surgeon Dentist to Napoleon III.”

Article Source: WPVI-TV (Philadelphia)
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Media Contact:Sara Stewart | sabrady@upenn.edu | 215-898-2083July 16, 2015

Courtly Treasures: The Collection of Thomas W. Evans at Penn's Arthur Ross Gallery

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"Courtly Treasures: The Collection of Thomas W. Evans, Surgeon Dentist to Napolean III" runs from July 18 through Nov. 8, 2015.

Courtly Treasures: The Collection of Thomas W. Evans at
University of Pennsylvania’s Arthur Ross Gallery

July 18 – November 8, 2015

 

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Media Contact:Ron Ozio | ozio@upenn.edu | 215-898-8658June 17, 2015
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Media Contact:Amanda Mott | ammott@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422June 15, 2015

Penn Joins edX Partnership, Expands Free Online Classes

The University of Pennsylvania today announced a partnership with leading nonprofit online learning platform edX, expanding the University’s open learning course offerings to reach millions of additional learners worldwide.

Penn Link to Napoleon III Returns From France

May 31, 2015

Dean Denis Kinane of the School of Dental Medicine and Lynn Marsden-Atlass of Penn’s Arthur Ross Gallery are quoted about an

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer
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Media Contact:Katherine Unger Baillie | kbaillie@upenn.edu | 215-898-9194May 19, 2015

Penn’s Kang Ko Has a Promising Future in Academic Dentistry

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Kang Ko never planned to become a typical dentist. Long before he came to the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine to pursue his degree, he fell in love with teaching and research.

By Madeleine Stone  @themadstone

Kang Ko never planned to become a typical dentist. Long before he came to the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine to pursue his degree, he fell in love with teaching and research.