Texas A&M School of Dentistry

It takes a village

For many years, Texas A&M School of Dentistry has partnered with Baylor University Medical Center on collaborative treatments for oral, head and neck cancer patients. Read More

Meet the 2023 Teachers of the Year

The votes are in, and the students have spoken! Dr. Matthew Kesterke was named Dental Teacher of the Year, and Professor Leah Spittle was named Dental Hygiene Teacher of the Year. The awards are presented annually by the Texas A&M ... Read More

Scholars Day highlights student research

The 48th Research Scholars Day at Texas A&M School of Dentistry showcased the remarkable research work of current dental and dental hygiene students. Read More

Miles for Smiles raises $16,000

With a turnout of almost 100 people, and numerous donations from people and organizations across Dallas, this year’s Miles for Smiles event raised more than $16,000 to provide dental care to patients in need. Read More

Orthodontic department celebrates 60th anniversary

Park City Club was alive with laughter, music and fond memories March 31 as Texas A&M School of Dentistry’s orthodontic department celebrated its 60th anniversary. The gala recognized the department’s rich history and long list of achievements. Since 2010, members ... Read More

A day in their scrubs

Hometown: I grew up in Richardson, Texas, and did my undergrad at Richland College where I got an associate’s degree in science. Why did you decide to attend Texas A&M School of Dentistry? I knew the school offered opportunities for ... Read More

Perio researcher earns Prichard Award

Dr. Panos Afouxenides, periodontics resident in the class of 2023, won the John F. Prichard Clinical Research Award for his work in mucogingival surgery. Read More

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

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