Feature Article
Hormone fluctuation and women’s oral health

For National Oral Health Month, Maiara Hister-Cockrell, DDS, shared how hormonal changes during different life stages can significantly impact the health of a woman's gums, teeth and overall oral hygiene.

Dr. Dhar elected to the American Association of Public Health Dentistry Board

Sohini Dhar, DDS, assistant professor Department of Comprehensive Dentistry, elected Director-at-Large to the AAPHD for a three-year term.

Patient Care
Science & Medicine | Go to the dentist: TPR interview with Dean Loomer

Peter Loomer, DDS, PhD, MBA, MRCD(C), FACD, discusses how oral health has an impact on overall health and how the School's new research center focuses on improving oral health in the community. 

Ask the Dentist | What are the causes, symptoms and treatments for tooth sensitivity

Eddie M. Cortez, DDS, shares insights on the primary causes of tooth sensitivity and offers advice on prevention and treatment in the most recent Ask the Dentist video.

Privacy Shield: Safeguarding PHI, Securing Patient Trust

Incorporating these practices into your daily routine ensures that you are doing your part to safeguard the privacy of patients at UT Health San Antonio.

DENT ECHO | Silver Diamine Fluoride (SDF) the silver lining in dental care

July 18, 2024

12 p.m. to 1 p.m. 

Presenters: Shirley Lewis, BDS, CAGS, MSD and Hala Shakir, BDS, MPH, DPH


Changes coming to payday schedule

The transition to bi-weekly payroll began for some employees earlier this year and will occur in stages over the next 18 months for all employees. Watch the video to learn more.

June issue of News from the Libraries now available
Library news

This issue includes information about ANATOMY.TV; the process of preparing records and transferring university archives; the featured e-book of the month; and more.

Event Calendar
Charles Katz Drive to be closed at Floyd Curl starting July 8

Charles Katz Drive will be excavated from Monday, July 8, to Saturday, July 20, notwithstanding inclement weather. Road closures and available alternate routes will be communicated to the university community before the work begins.

Dental Assistant and Patient Service Representative job fair

July 17, 2024

3:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Center for Oral Health Care and Research


UT Health San Antonio Multispecialty and Research Hospital hiring event

July 31, 2024 

9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Norris Event Center

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School of Dentistry to launch new research center

The Center for Regenerative Sciences will aim to accelerate the development of advanced tissue regeneration strategies and innovative treatments.  

Comprehensive Dentistry celebrates Drs. Rose, Wright and Gutierrez

Three Comprehensive Dentistry icons retire after a collective 66 years of service and achievements.

School of Dentistry receives 2024 AGD Student Chapter of the Year

Congratulations to our Academy of General Dentistry student chapter for their award and recognition!