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Meet the Graduates

Natalie Inoue DDS ’18 Dental school has inspired this Ostrow graduate into a teaching career. BY HOPE HAMASHIGE One thing Ostrow student ambassador Natalie Inoue emphasizes when she meets prospective students is that the opportunities inside and outside of the classroom are so enriching, it would be a mistake not to take advantage of them.  In […]

Ostrow faculty member aims to revolutionize the way prosthodontics is taught at USC

With help from Tae Kim, Ostrow becomes first dental school to introduce 3-D printing technology into curriculum on mass scale. BY STEPHANIE CORRAL When Tae Kim PROS ’01 bought his first 3-D printer nearly 10 years ago for $400,000, he was well ahead of the curve. “Back then, 3-D printing was absolutely unknown,” says Kim, […]

Something to Smile About

Ostrow dental clinics offer free services to Skid Row’s underserved population. BY MICHELLE McCARTHY A year ago, James Hartley, 51, was at what he refers to as his “road’s end.” Homeless, living on the streets of Skid Row and battling alcohol addiction, he was destitute and in despair. Additionally, his poor dental hygiene was affecting his […]