Conquering Adversity

The Dental College of Georgia joined the rest of the world the past few months in doing everything possible to stem the spread of the Coronavirus, or COVID-19.

A Look Inside

Vascular Biology Center celebrates 25 years Augusta University’s Vascular Biology Center (VBC) continues to make big strides in its mission to combat the nation’s No. 1 killer, cardiovascular disease. Now celebrating its 25th anniversary, the VBC is looking ahead to the next 25 years with cutting...

Bacterial Lessons

Dr. Lin Gan Founding director of the Transgenic and Genome Editing Core Neuroscience and Regenerative Medicine Dr. Joseph Miano Experimental Pathologist and Molecular Biologist Medicine CRISPR (Clustered Regularly Interspaced Short Palindromic Repeats) Experts   It’s a skill set as old as...

The Ultimate Goal

Ask Dr. Babak Baban about his current research project, and you’ll have to get much, much more specific. Baban, who was recently named DCG’s interim associate dean for research, is an investigator on a whopping 24 projects campus wide and beyond, and considering the demand for his expertise, the...

Designing Innovation

A team of instructional innovators helps engineer success for students and instructors alike.

Latest Articles

Value Addded: Cameroon

One of the first things you’ll notice as you pull into the parking lot of Dr. Emmanuel Ngoh’s beautiful endodontics practice is that his name is nowhere to be
found on the signage.

Collaboration is Key

Imagine your child sustaining extensive facial damage in a car accident . . . or receiving a cancer diagnosis . . . or having an oral infection with systemic complications.

Secret Lives

Secret Lives: One Step Ahead

Dr. Robert Kaltenbach is accustomed to moving seamlessly between different worlds. He joined the DCG faculty in 1976 not as a dentist, but as a psychologist, overseeing a program called Dental Practice Dynamics to teach...

In the Field

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3Qs: Scarlet Charmelo

Dr. Scarlet Charmelo, who earned a dental degree in her native Venezuela, followed by two residencies and several years of private practice, joined the Department of Oral Biology and Diagnostic Sciences faculty in 2019...

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