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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.


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DENTAL DOLLARS: Federal grant provides scholarships for disadvantaged students

A $2.5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services will enable East Carolina University’s School of Dental Medicine to offer more scholarships to economically disadvantaged students over the next four years. The award – from the … Continue reading

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Schweitzer Fellows expand ECU’s Prenatal Oral Health Program (pOHP)

Dispelling myths can be an uphill battle, but dental students Alexandra Davis ‘19 and Ljiljana Karan ’18 plan to give it their best as 2016-2017 Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina (BCBSNC) Foundation Schweitzer Fellows. “There are so many … Continue reading

Atlanta NDA Convention

Students gain leadership roles at Atlanta NDA Convention

For over 40 years, the Student National Dental Association (SNDA) has promoted and supported the academic and social environment of minority students. The ECU School of Dental Medicine’s SNDA chapter continues to advance the work of the national organization and … Continue reading


Chelsea Kuyath ‘18 receives American Dental Association Scholarship

The East Carolina University School of Dental Medicine is pleased to announce that Chelsea Erin Kuyath, DMD Candidate 2018, has been awarded an American Dental Association (ADA) Foundation Predoctoral Dental Student Scholarship for the 2016-2017 academic year. The Foundation awards … Continue reading

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Simplified treatment of severe dental erosion with ultrathin CAD/CAM composite occlusal veneers and anterior bilaminar veneers.

The Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry 2016, IN PRESS. Schlichting LH, Stanley K, Magne M, Magne P. The restoration of anterior teeth is frequently a demanding mission. Patients generally have high expectations for the anterior region, which makes the emotional side … Continue reading

Raymond Dionne, DDS, PhD-2

Prescribing Opioid Analgesics for Acute Dental Pain: Time to Change Clinical Practices in Response to Evidence and Misperceptions

Compendium of Continuing Education in Dentistry, June 2016, Vol. 37, Number 6, p. 372. Raymond A. Dionne, DDS, PhD, ECU Brody School of Medicine and ECU School of Dental Medicine; Sharon M. Gordon, DDS, MPH, PhD, ECU School of Dental … Continue reading


Keaton Mash receives NCDS Student Leader in Organized Dentistry Award

Thomas Keaton Mash, DMD, 2016 graduate of the East Carolina University School of Dental Medicine, has received the Student Leader in Organized Dentistry Award from the North Carolina Dental Society. The award is given to a fourth-year student in good … Continue reading

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