News and Events

  • School of Dentistry Alumni Reception was held on Friday, February 21, 2020 at the
    Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel. 

    Midwinter 2020

  • Dr. Joseph Best, adjunct associate professor of dental clinical services at Marquette’s School of Dentistry, described how he has dedicated his expertise to re-educating dentists and oral surgeons on the dangers of opioids and the non-addictive alternatives. He is leading a dentistry rehab program on painkillers and lecturing throughout the country on responsible prescribing techniques and how dentists can be a part of the opioid crisis solution. Story appeared in Milwaukee Business Journal
  • Students at Marquette University School of Dentistry and Wisconsin Dental Association have given out free check-ups and teeth cleanings to hundreds of children aged 16 and under as part of the annual "Give Kids a Smile Day". Watch FOX6 (WITI-TV) report

  • FOX6 (WITI-TV) reports on the shortage of dental care for patients with special needs. Watch here to see how Marquette’s School of Dentistry is trying to change that.

  • Dr. Vrisiis Kofina has been named Grad Program Director in Periodontics effective January 2020.
  • Dr. Bryon Ong has been named interim Grad Program Director in Endodontics effective January 2020.
  • School of Dentistry Award Recipients from the ceremony on Friday, April 26, 2019.
  • Dr. Lisa Koenig delivered the H. Cline Fixott Sr. Memorial Oration at the 69th Annual Session of the American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology on Friday, September 14th in San Antonio, TX. The honor and invitation to speak is extended to a member of the Academy that has significantly contributed to the field of OMFR and also recognizes the founding father of the Academy, Dr. Henry Cline Fixott Sr.
  • Dr. Mohamed Ibrahim has authored the chapter "Biocompatibility of Dental Biomaterials" in the recently published book "Biomaterials for Oral and Dental Tissue Engineering."
  • Dr. Mohamed Ibrahim has authored the chapter "Biocompatibility of Dental Biomaterials" in the recently published book "Biomaterials for Oral and Dental Tissue Engineering."
  • Dr. Paul Andrews, Dent '74, has pledged a gift of $5,000,000 from his estate for scholarships at MUSoD. The focus of this scholarship fund will be students who are veterans, or if possible a student(s) with tremendous financial need.
  • Dr. Lisa Koenig was an invited speaker at the 50th annual session of the Academy of Brazilian Oral and Maxillofacial Radiologists. She gave her talk on "Advanced Concepts of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiographic Interpretation" in Recife, Brazil.
  • Dr. Ardt Guetsch has had a manuscript accepted in a German Practice-based Sample, Clinical Oral Investigations, entitled Oral Health and Dental Anxiety.
  • Drs. Geoffrey Thompson, and Seokhwan Aaron Cho, have a manuscript accepted for publication in the Journal of Prosthet Dentistry. Title: A method to facilitate the fabrication of access openings for implant-supported complete fixed dental prostheses.
  • Dr. Paul Andrews, Dent '74, has pledged a gift of $5,000,000 from his estate for scholarships at MUSoD. The focus of this scholarship fund will be students who are veterans, or student(s) with tremendous financial need. Dr. Andrews credits the university and the School of Dentistry for opening doors to a world of possibilities.