Department of Dentistry | In the News

Dentistry abroad Children's Stephen Shusterman, DMD, Richard Bruun, DDS, and Bonnie Padwa, DMD, MD, recently visited China where they participated in the National Child Cleft Lip & Palate Therapy Seminar, shared their protocol for the management of cleft patients and lectured on preventive dentistry.

Preventive oral health
Man Wai Ng, DDS, MPH and Wanessa Risko, MD, DSc, discuss preventive oral health interventions for pediatricians.[read more]

Gentle Dental
Linda Nelson, DMD, MScD brings extra care, time and attention to children with special needs.[read more]

In her own words
Brindha Subramanian, DMD, discusses her residency in the Pediatric Dental Program at LSU when Hurricane Katrina struck. "I was overwhelmed with helplessness and desperation. Fortunately, Children's offered to accept an appeal from LSU to host a resident."[read more]

Research news

A research study finds amalgam is safe for filling dental cavities in children.[read more]

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