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2018 Friends of Dentistry Scholarship Recognition Dinner

On Feb. 9 Ostrow celebrated scholarship recipients and their benefactors at the 2018 Friends of Dentistry Scholarship Recognition Dinner. More than 100 students were awarded scholarships totaling nearly $2 million. Click here to check out photos from the evening. 

USC dental students using 3-D printing technology for dentures

In 2017, Ostrow introduced into its already robust digital workflow the opportunity for students to learn to use 3-D printing technology to create removable partial and complete dentures for their patients. The groundbreaking move — USC is one of the nation’s first dental schools to do this on a large scale — gives all third- […]

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 […]

Creature Comfort

Meet “Quatsch,” one of two therapy dogs that recently visited the Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC as part of an exciting new partnership between the dental school and Therapy Dogs International. Once a month, Ostrow will welcome the dogs to its first- and second-floor waiting rooms, where the four-legged volunteers will comfort and […]

Ostrow gives familiar face a smile-makeover

Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf barista James Augspurger is smiling a lot easier these days, thanks to dental work provided at the Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC. BY YASMINE PEZESHKPOUR MCM ’16 Imagine hearing a funny joke, meeting someone new or posing in photos with friends without being able to smile for fear […]