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The American Dream

First in her family to graduate college, Suzanne Wen DDS ’15 forges her own path toward a dream career as an orthodontist.

Following the Dental Track

As she prepares to cross the finish line as a dental professional, Courtney Clayton reflects on her experience as a dedicated academic and student athlete at USC. BY YASMINE PEZESHKPOUR MCM ’17 Courtney Clayton ’11, DDS ’15 found career inspiration in one of the unlikeliest of places. It was during a trip to the orthodontist’s […]

Ostrow in the News – Spring 2015

Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC One step closer to natural tooth restorations Rodent teeth could hold answers for regenerating live human teeth in a lab, revolutionizing the way dental restorations are handled in the future. Also appeared in: Futurity.org Brace yourself for a better way to straighten teeth Anyone who’s had traditional braces […]

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.

ACS Nano

In a recently published ACS Nano article, Drs. Snead, Xu and Nam share their innovative work with artificial nanochannels, which will allow dental restorations to function more like living craniofacial structures. Click for more.

Meet the Donors: Lee and Scott Adishian

The USC dental alumni join scholarship donors and awardees for the 2015 Friends of Dentistry Scholarship Recognition Dinner, a unique event bringing Ostrow students face to face with their generous benefactors. BY YASMINE PEZESHKPOUR MCM ‘17 Giving back is important to the Adishians. Throughout the years, Lee Adishian ’78 and Scott Adishian ’75, DDS ’79, […]

Meet the Scholars: Mikaela Goodman

The second-year DDS student joins nearly 70 scholarship awardees for the 2015 Friends of Dentistry Scholarship Recognition Dinner, a unique event bringing Ostrow students face to face with their generous benefactors.   BY JAMIE WETHERBE MA ’04 Mikaela Goodman DDS ‘17 has all the energy of a 24-year-old who loves what she does. In addition […]

Meet the Scholars: Kenneth Smith

The fourth-year DDS student joins nearly 70 scholarship awardees for the 2015 Friends of Dentistry Scholarship Recognition Dinner, a unique event bringing Ostrow students face to face with their generous benefactors. BY JOHN HOBBS MA ’14 Kenneth Smith DDS ’15 has accomplished a great deal in his burgeoning dental career. He’s held leadership roles in […]

Meet the Scholars: Drew Roberts

The first-year DDS student joins nearly 70 scholarship awardees for the 2015 Friends of Dentistry Scholarship Recognition Dinner, a unique event bringing Ostrow students face to face with their generous benefactors. BY HOPE HAMASHIGE Attending dental school in Los Angeles was not a natural fit for Drew Roberts, a small-town kid from Roland, Okla., who […]