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UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND SCHOOL OF DENTISTRY

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PAINFUL ENCOUNTERS For Anthony Hamod, DDS ’10, a horrific beating led to a broken jaw, a painful recovery and a life-changing decision to specialize in dentistry.

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„ MAKING A DIFFERENCE  t the University of Maryland School A of Dentistry, students and alumni play an increasingly vital role in the health care of our community.

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ƒ TOP OF THE LIST When Joseph Davidson, DDS ’70, was deciding how he’d leave a $1.25 million legacy, UMSOD not only topped the list but was the only cause on that list.

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CONGRATS 2016 GRADUATES

4 A WORD FROM ALUMNI ASSOCIATION BOARD & BOARD OF VISITORS 5

ADVANCES IN DENTISTRY

A spotlight on UMSOD’s stateof-the-art digital dentistry suite, recent research advances and a voice on emerging topics of interest 9 FIRST ANNUAL PAIN SYMPOSIUM

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Louis DePaola, DDS ’75, celebrates historic appointment to the Maryland Board of Dental Examiners; Carl Driscoll takes on presidency of the American College of Prosthodontists 20 LAURELS 21 IN MEMORIAM

Find Mdental online at www.dental.umaryland.edu/Mdental.

22 ALUMNI REUNION CELEBRATION 24 ALUMNUS OF YEAR AWARDS

Recognizing Sheryl Syme and Barbara Steinberg 26  DISCOVERING DIABETES IN THE DENTAL CHAIR?

A look at how dentists – who many patients see more frequently than their primary care physicians - often are the first to suspect patient health concerns

MDENTAL | FALL 2016

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Mdental Fall 2016  

This issue of the University of Maryland School of Dentistry magazine covers the latest initiatives to provide care for uninsured and underi...

Mdental Fall 2016  

This issue of the University of Maryland School of Dentistry magazine covers the latest initiatives to provide care for uninsured and underi...

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