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  • Beyond the gut: exploring the microbiome[26 April 2017]

    Dr Christina Adler

    Find out about Dr Christina Adler's research focusing on understanding how the oral microbiome evolves from a state of health to the current state of highly prevalent chronic infection and disease. More

  • Dentistry research at the frontline of tobacco intervention[21 April 2017]

    Dentistry research: tobaco intervention

    Professor Heiko Spallek, Pro-Dean of Dentistry and Dr Brad Rindal, Associate Dental Director for Research at HealthPartners Institute, Minnesota are conducting a clinical trial to evaluate the effectiveness of Clinical Decision Support (CDS) to improve dental provider delivery of SBIRTs. More

  • Discover the Bachelor of Oral Health with Rachel Williams[21 April 2017]

    Rachel Williams

    Before beginning the Bachelor of Oral Health degree, current student Rachel Williams worked in rural NSW as a dental assistant for Amajun Aboriginal Health Service. Read what led her to study at Sydney and her experience so far. More

  • Joining the dots with Juliano Morimoto[20 April 2017]

    Photo: Juliano Morimoto

    Juliano Morimoto is a postdoctoral research associate at the Charles Perkins Centre Oral and Systemic Health Research Node. We spoke with him to find out how he is working with scholars from a range of disciplines to explore the interconnectedness of our environment, our food and our health. More

  • Establishment of the Noel Martin Visiting Chair in 2017[13 April 2017]

    Noel Martin Visiting Chair

    The Faculty of Dentistry is proud to welcome Professor James Deschner as the first appointment to this prestigious new chair. More

  • 6 things you didn't know about sugar[10 April 2017]


    The University of Sydney recently hosted a Health Forum on 'Big sugar' where a panel of our experts discussed the issues surrounding sugar. We asked our panelists to give us their top insights into things we might not know about sugar. More

  • Honorary fellowship for dental pioneer Dr George Wing[15 March 2017]

    Dr George Wing

    Dr George Wing has been awarded an honorary fellowship by the University of Sydney for his world class research in dentistry and other services to the discipline. More

  • Water flowing into remote schools and parks[22 February 2017]

    Water flowing into remote schools and parks

    A scheme aimed at improving oral health and reducing obesity in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities has installed cold fresh water in Boggabilla's school - and now also its town park. More

  • Alumnus wins top US Presidential award[3 February 2017]

    Dr Manish Arora receives US Presidential Award

    The Faculty of Dentistry alumnus, Dr Manish Arora received the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) for his leading research on the life-long health effects of environmental factors. More

  • Research study from postgraduate student, Dr Patterson, featured in American journal[2 February 2017]

    Dr Braydon Patterson

    A combined study involving current postgraduate student Dr Braydon Patterson, titled 'Effect of piezocision on root resorption associated with orthodontic force: A microcomputed tomography study', has been published in the January 2017 edition of American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthodontics (AJO-DO). More

  • Exploring big data and the future of dentistry at the Dental Public Health Informatics Colloquium[1 February 2017]

    Dental Public Health Informatics Colloquium

    The American Institute for Dental Public Health (AIDPH) and the American Association of Public Health Dentistry (AAPHD) hosted the inaugural 'Dental Public Health Informatics Colloquium' in San Antonio, Texas, USA on 19 - 20 January 2017. Professor Heiko Spallek, Pro Dean of the Faculty of Dentistry was one of the keynote speakers. More

  • 10 tips for future Bachelor of Oral Health students[16 December 2016]

    Tips for upcoming Bachelor of Oral Health Students

    We caught up with some of our current Bachelor of Oral Health students to find out what advice they have for our upcoming students. From purchasing textbooks to time management, find out what they had to say to make the first year of university a little easier. More