ECU Health Beat: Experts address the cancer risks from dental x-rays. Read more….
East Carolina University dental students Amanda Stroud, left, and Sheena Neil provide care for a patient at the North Carolina Missions of Mercy free dental clinic held Oct. 28-29 at the Dare County Parks and Recreation Center. Formed in 2003, the North Carolina Missions of Mercy portable free dental program is an outreach program of the North Carolina Dental Society. The program is sponsored by the North Carolina Dental Health Fund. The goals of the program are to provide free dental care to as many underserved persons within North Carolina as is possible and to involve as much of the dental community of the state in the treatment of the underserved as is possible.
Participants in the ECU Summer Program for Future Doctors enjoy team-building exercises May 16 at East Carolina University. The program has traditionally given undergraduate and post-baccalaureate students working toward admission to medical school a chance to learn what medical education is like and to showcase their academic potential. This year the Brody School of Medicine is partnering with the ECU School of Dental Medicine, and three of the 28 total students participating plan to enter dental school. (Photo by Cliff Hollis)
Dentists with East Carolina University will conduct free screenings for oral cancer Tuesday, May 17, before the ECU-Old Dominion baseball game at Clark-LeClair Stadium.
Dental chairs will be set up outside the stadium. Screenings will be from 4:45 to 5:45 p.m. Read more…