College of Dentistry

young child having dental exam

Two decades of volunteer dentistry

UI College of Dentistry provides on-site dental services to children of migrant farmworkers
For more than 20 years, the Department of Pediatric Dentistry at the UI College of Dentistry has partnered with the nonprofit organization Proteus Inc. to provide on-site dental services to the children of migrant farmworkers. Parents were invited to bring children ages 18 and younger for a free exam.
A new alternative to filling cavities

The New York Times Cavity-fighting liquid lets kids avoid dentists' drill

Arwa Owais, associate professor of pediatric dentistry at the UI College of Dentistry, talks about a liquid called silver diamine fluoride (SDF), which is an alternative to having a cavity drilled and filled by a dentist. SDF can be brushed on cavities to stop decay painlessly.

Honors Austin receives 2016 AADR Student Research Fellowship

Taylor Austin is a recipient of the 2016 American Association for Dental Research (AADR) Student Research Fellowship. The fellowship consists of a flat $2,100 stipend and $600 for travel expenses. She will also receive a $2,900 supplement from the UI Dental Student Research Program.
University of Iowa College of Dentistry Commencement - June 3, 2016

Video: College of Dentistry commencement ceremony

A video recording of the spring 2016 UI College of Dentistry commencement ceremony is now available for viewing. The event was held at 3 p.m. Friday, June 3.
man and woman with great-grandchild

Full partner

For seven decades, Susan Boyd has been as much a part of UI life as Sandy
Though Sandy Boyd’s accomplishments have been many, his wife, Susan, made her own impact on the life and the history of the University of Iowa. Maybe more so, says Sandy.
sandy boyd standing in front of old cap

Thanking Sandy

Looking back on Sandy Boyd's six-decade career at UI on his retirement
Willard "Sandy" Boyd arrived at the University of Iowa in 1954 and served as professor, provost, and president. Few have left as great a mark on the university as he has in his six decades of service.