New York State Academic Dental Centers

NYU College of Dentistry: International Effort Co-led by NYU Dentistry’s Dr. Habib Benzian Prompts Addition of Dental Category to the WHO List of Essential Medicines
1633709037471After many years, an international effort to add a dental category to the WHO (World Health Organization) List of Essential Medicines has succeeded in adding fluoride toothpaste, silver diamine fluoride (SDF), and glass ionomer cement to its list of essential medications for adults and children, effective October 1, 2021. Read more.

University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine to Offer Free Care to WNY Vets in Honor of Veterans Day
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The University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine will host the sixth Dentistry Smiles on Veterans, an annual program that welcomes local veterans to receive a day of free dental screenings, cleanings, extractions, restorations and denture repairs. Read more.