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The Future is Now

3D printing promises to revolutionize dentistry Dr. Christian Brenes has a guilty pleasure: extreme-makeover shows. “I always wanted to be either a plastic surgeon or a dentist. I watched these shows and realized, ‘Oh...

DCG Summer 2018 Class Notes

1980s Dr. Bruce Ashendorf (’81) has been named the DCG’s 2018 Distinguished Alumnus. Ashendorf, who practices in the Atlanta area, is a member and past president of the Hinman Dental Society and Northern District Dental...

Star Power

NFL star enlivens ‘Give Kids a Smile’ Day It’s not every day that kids get a pep talk about oral hygiene from a Super Bowl champion. But that’s exactly what was in store for the 83 Augusta-area children who...

Transplanting Successful Outcomes

Oral health and . . . kidney disease? It may seem an unlikely combination, but the link between oral health and overall health has become increasingly clear in recent years, with new implications emerging almost daily...

First Look: The Heart of a Ninja

So, how did you spend your spring break? Unless you were competing on an internationally televised reality show, Jackson Griffeth’s story probably beats yours. But you’d never know it from Griffeth, an immensely humble...

Expertise in Action: Fountain of Youth

It’s with a wink and a smile that Dr. Eladio DeLeon likens his mission to that of a historical figure who shares his name. “What was Ponce de León seeking?” he asks rhetorically. “The fountain of youth! That’s what...

For nearly 200 years, Augusta University and its legacy institutions have been centers of learning and drivers of discovery and innovation in Augusta, the state of Georgia and beyond. Our community of alumni, students, faculty and friends are amazing people living incredible lives and making invaluable contributions to our world.

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