Texas A&M School of Dentistry

A&M wins Dental Olympics

Texas A&M School of Dentistry won the 2023 Dental Olympics last weekend in Dallas. The A&M team placed first with 82 points, ahead of UTHealth School of Dentistry in Houston with 62 points. The Woody L. Hunt School of Dental ... Read More

Team of researchers wins William J. Gies Award

An article penned by Texas A&M School of Dentistry researchers won the 2023 William J. Gies Award in Biomaterials and Bioengineering Research. Read More

Our People

When executive assistant Christi Neal isn’t behind the desk in the dean’s office, she’s wielding a gavel as mayor of Kemp, Texas, population 1,357. Utilizing leadership and communication skills acquired through years in professional office settings, Neal is working to ... Read More

City council boosts funding for senior care

Dallas City Council recently agreed to continue its partnership with Texas A&M School of Dentistry, funding dental care for eligible senior citizens. Read More

Local organization wins AGD Student Chapter of the Year

Texas A&M School of Dentistry’s student chapter of the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) was recently named Student Chapter of the Year. It was presented on the AGD website and newsletter back in November of 2022. Founded in 1952, AGD ... Read More

Tobacco clinic helps patients kick the habit

With the aid of more than a million dollars from the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT), Texas A&M School of Dentistry’s Tobacco Cessation Clinic is helping patients quit bad habits like smoking, vaping and chewing tobacco. Today, ... Read More

Miles for Smiles April 1

It’s no April Fool’s joke! The 2023 Miles for Smiles event is Saturday, April 1, at Exall Park. In addition to the traditional partnership between Texas A&M School of Dentistry and UT Dallas, this year’s walk-a-thon will also feature an Easter egg hunt hosted by Dallas Parks & Recreation. Read More

Smiles we remember

Dr. Antolino Colon Camacho, adjunct assistant professor in comprehensive dentistry, was known for a life of service in the U.S. Army, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and higher education. The 74-year-old passed away Feb. 28 and was described as a ... Read More

Dental health clinics return after two-year hiatus

After a two-year pause due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Texas A&M School of Dentistry restarted its screening clinics at Dallas County elementary schools. Read More

Three professors granted emeritus status

Texas A&M University recently granted emeritus status to three former Texas A&M School of Dentistry faculty members: Dr. Stephen J. Griffin, Dr. Mohsen Taleghani and Dr. R. Gilbert Triplett. Emeritus titles are awarded to those who have made significant contributions ... Read More