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Steve Rifkin–Dental Explorers 2015

About Steve Age: 19 Coming from: University of Southern California, focusing on Business Administration What made you want to be a part of the Dental Explorers Program? After meeting with Ms. Sandra Bolivar regarding my interest to follow my father’s footsteps and become a dentist, as I was just about to walk out the door, […]

One Step Closer to Dental Restorations

Continuously growing rodent incisors could hold answers to regenerating teeth in laboratory, according to a USC research team—led by Dr. Yang Chai—whose study was published in recent issue of Developmental Cell.

Inspired

Editor’s Note: The following story was printed in the fall 2014 issue of TroDent. Click here for the entire issue.   In 2011, Dr. David Eggleston began a Hiking/Jogging Scholarship at the Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry. The scholarship has grown in popularity during the past three years. This year’s hike paid almost $30,000 (divided into shares) to students who participated. Those who beat Eggleston hiking to the mountaintop, and those jogging under an […]

Beyond Dental Hygiene

  Meet Leslie McGovern, one of the first to graduate from Ostrow’s Master’s of Science in Dental Hygiene program. BY HOPE HAMASHIGE As a practicing dental hygienist, Lesley McGovern MS ’14 was always one to take advantage of opportunities to learn. She took continuing education courses, attended meetings of the Los Angeles Dental Hygiene Society […]