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Dr. Gerald Niznick College of Dentistry News Archive

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Hygienist with Heart

February 17, 2021 — 
Dental hygiene alumna Donna Scott, who practises in Yukon, is a passionate advocate for oral care access who says a key lesson of her career is "Don't judge."

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Nine grad students receive Rady Faculty Dean’s Prize

February 12, 2021 — 
The Dean of the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences Graduate Student Achievement Prize was awarded to nine exceptional graduate students in 2020.

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Making a good impression: Digital dentistry revolutionizes scanning

February 4, 2021 — 
Students in the Dr. Gerald Niznick College of Dentistry will use digital technology for the first time to create dental impressions of patients visiting the undergraduate clinic

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Explore health-related graduate programs at virtual Open House

February 3, 2021 — 
The Graduate Studies Open House for health sciences programs at UM is being offered via Zoom this year, promising an introduction to a wealth of master’s and PhD degree opportunities.

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A dental student wearing personal protective equipment performs a dental procedure on a patient while a plastic funnel attached to plastic tubing vacuums aerosols away from the patient's chin area.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Saliva samples from UM dental personnel to aid COVID-19 research

January 27, 2021 — 
Students, faculty and support staff in dentistry and dental hygiene at UM will soon be asked to contribute their saliva to a research study of COVID-19 at Canada’s 10 dental schools.

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An Indigenous woman brushes her baby's teeth.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

UM partners with Indigenous communities to reduce kids’ tooth decay

November 2, 2020 — 
A research project that will strive to reduce the high rate of early childhood tooth decay among First Nations and Métis children in Manitoba has been awarded a grant of nearly $1.5 million

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UM alumnus Dr. Carlos Quinonez stands outside at the University of Toronto, where he is a faculty member.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Open wide for equity

October 20, 2020 — 
UM alumnus Dr. Carlos Quiñonez, a leading advocate for dental policy reform, says it’s time for Canada to introduce a national dental plan to make access more equitable.

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

UM welcomes new class of future dentists and dental hygienists

October 9, 2020 — 
The Dr. Gerald Niznick College of Dentistry's Opening Assembly has taken place annually since the late 1950s, but this year was unique.

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Nursing students at orientation

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

New Rady Faculty students experience unique orientation in 2020

September 10, 2020 — 
Unlike years past when socializing and getting to know new classmates were the norm during orientation, first-year students in the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences started their 2020/2021 school year in medicine, nursing, pharmacy, dentistry/dental hygiene and rehabilitation sciences with orientation activities and welcoming ceremonies in mostly virtual settings.

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Dental clinic to reopen with pandemic safety measures

September 2, 2020 — 
While the Dr. Gerald Niznick College of Dentistry’s undergraduate clinic will look different when it reopens to patients on September 8, the same high-quality care the dental students, and their supervising faculty members, provide will remain the same.

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