University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine: Zambon to Retire as Dean of UB Dental School After 39 Years of Service to UB
Joseph J. Zambon, DDS, PhD, SUNY Distinguished Teaching Professor of Periodontics and Endodontics and dean of the School of Dental Medicine, announced that he will retire from UB, effective Jan. 5. A UB faculty member since 1982 and an internationally recognized authority on periodontal pathogens, Zambon was appointed dean of the School of Dental Medicine in 2016, after serving as interim dean for one year. Read more.
NYU College of Dentistry’s Dr. Richard Valachovic’s WSJ Letter to the Editor Responds to ADA’s Opposition to Medicare Coverage for Dental Care
Dr. Richard Valachovic submitted a Letter to the Editor at Wall Street Journal in response to ADA’s opposition to medicare coverage for dental care. In his letter, Dr. Valachovic states that opposition by the American Dental Association (ADA) to proposed legislation to provide dental benefits through Medicare Part B runs counter to the popularity of the legislation among many dentists and the general public. Read more.