Texas A&M School of Dentistry


Want to learn more about how federal legislation impacts dentistry?

A “Mock Congress” debate scheduled for Dec. 2 will help shed light on the legislative process by illustrating how a bill is passed through Congress. The Texas A&M University Baylor College of Dentistry chapter of the American Student Dental Association ... Read More


A holiday feast that’s good for your teeth

There’s another thing to be grateful for this Thanksgiving: Many elements of the traditional Turkey Day fare nourish your health and smile. Thanksgiving — that tried-and-true American holiday with origins tracing back to autumn 1621 — is unique in that ... Read More

In touch with alumni: Q&A with Dr. Celeste Latham

This Dentistry Insider quick-read offers a glimpse into the lives of Texas A&M Baylor College of Dentistry alums, each with a different approach to the dental profession. In this inaugural edition, meet Dr. Celeste Latham ’97, who tackles family life, career ... Read More

Silent auction generates more than $800 for Texas charities

The 2014 State Employee Charitable Campaign has come to an end, and totals are in for the Oct. 31 silent auction at Texas A&M University Baylor College of Dentistry. Proceeds from the event generated $803.50 and were donated to the ... Read More

Dr. Jon Williamson, Class of 1988

Dr. Jon Williamson, Class of 1988, was inducted into the American College of Dentists at the 2014 American Dental Association meeting in San Antonio. Founded in 1920, The American College of Dentists is the oldest major honorary organization for dentists ... Read More


Orthodontic alums win coveted award two years in a row

The Martin E. Dewey Memorial Award is the highest honor the Southwestern Society of Orthodontists can bestow upon one of its members, and alumni of the orthodontic program at Texas A&M University Baylor College of Dentistry have now clenched this ... Read More

Dr. Clifford Ochsenbein, Class of 1945

Dr. Clifford Ochsenbein, who earned his dental degree at the college in 1945 and went on to become an internationally known periodontist, passed away Nov. 3. Early in Ochsenbein’s career he served as a Navy dentist. After meeting Dr. John ... Read More


New quality enhancement plan for TAMBCD

Faculty and students alike stand to benefit from a new quality enhancement plan that will launch this month at Texas A&M University Baylor College of Dentistry. The new plan, titled “Teaching, Evaluating and Applying Critical Thinking in Healthcare” — TEACTH ... Read More

Contestants for Minutes in Motion line up and smile at the outset of the competition.

Inaugural Minutes in Motion competition culminates with staff awards, luncheon

Staff members at Texas A&M University Baylor College of Dentistry got in motion this fall with a new health and wellness initiative from the TAMBCD Resource Team. Minutes in Motion, which ran Sept. 25 through Nov. 5, encouraged college employees ... Read More


Restoration in progress

Eyes, ears, noses, even faces: TAMBCD center restores what’s missing Read More