School of Dental Medicine

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Patient Care

Faculty, students, and residents at the ECU School of Dental Medicine are passionate about improving the health and quality of life of all North Carolinians. State-of-the-art clinics at ECU serve the oral health needs of adults and children. Our community service learning centers are branching out across the state to address the shortage of dentists in rural and underserved areas. If you and your family are looking for a dental home, the ECU School of Dental Medicine may be right for you. Learn about our locations and services.



Kurt Bryan ’17 receives Pierre Fauchard Academy Foundation Scholarship

Kurt Bryan, a fourth-year student at the East Carolina University School of Dental Medicine, has received a 2016 Pierre Fauchard Foundation Dental Student Scholarship. The Foundation offers scholarships annually to selected dental schools for presentation to students who have demonstrate … Continue reading


Bruce Allen Bunch ’18 receives scholarship from Albemarle Hospital Volunteer Services, Inc

Bruce “Allen” Bunch, Jr., third-year dental student at the East Carolina University School of Dental Medicine, has received a scholarship from Albemarle Hospital Volunteer Services, Inc. in Elizabeth City, N.C. Albemarle Hospital Volunteer Services, Inc. offers scholarships each year to … Continue reading


ALL IN A DAY’S WORK: Internal auditors help keep ECU on the right track

At the opening of East Carolina University’s eighth dental community service learning center last month, you’d be correct to think dentists and architects had a lot to do with the design of the building. But what about the design of … Continue reading


Graduation speaker urges grads to be significant

B. Ellen Byrne, R.Ph., DDS, PhD, senior associate dean and professor of endodontics at Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry delivered the dental school’s graduation convocation address on Saturday, May 7, 2016, in Wright Auditorium. Dr. Byrne told the 51 … Continue reading


Congratulations, Class of 2016!

The ECU School of Dental Medicine is proud to have graduated the Class of 2016 on May 7. Listed here are the names of the graduates, their towns of origins in parentheses, and their immediate professional plans. The school is … Continue reading

Linda May, PhD, MS

Exercising for two: linking prenatal exercise with baby heart health

Linda May, PhD, MS, wants babies to have a healthy start in life even before they are born. Her research studies are related to physical activity during pregnancy and how this activity influences development of the child, before and after … Continue reading


A POWERFUL RESOURCE – ECU’s eighth dental service learning center opens in Brunswick County

East Carolina University officials celebrated what might be the School of Dental Medicine’s final community service learning center under Brunswick County blue skies on Friday, April 29. ECU’s dental service learning centers are facilities that combine clinical education and patient … Continue reading

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