Dental Archives

Apr 13, 2022
  • Spaine Stephens

School of Dental Medicine organization holds annual Impressions Day

The East Carolina University School of Dental Medicine’s chapter of the Student National Dental Association (SNDA) held its fifth annual Impressions Day on March 26, welcoming close to 40 potential...

A volunteer cuts hair at ECU's Pirates Vs. Cancer event.
Apr 12, 2022
  • Rob Spahr


After being limited by the COVID-19 pandemic for the last two years, one of the most popular and successful fundraisers on East Carolina University’s Health Sciences Campus returned to full...

Dr. Lauren Sastre helps explain healthy food options to Fresh Start program participants in Elizabeth City.
Apr 08, 2022
  • Natalie Sayewich
  • Rob Spahr


A van towing a trailer pulls in front of a church in Elizabeth City, an eastern North Carolina community challenged by health disparities, limited access to health care providers, and...

Apr 08, 2022
  • Jules Norwood

ECU, UNC Pembroke team up to serve students

Deans and administrators from East Carolina University and the University of North Carolina at Pembroke met Thursday at the ECU Health Sciences Campus Student Center to ink an agreement that...

An ECU dental student works on a patient.
Apr 05, 2022
  • Spaine Stephens


The East Carolina University School of Dental Medicine has received a national award for its advances in social mission — from addressing the oral health care gap in rural North...

Mar 07, 2022
  • Jackie Drake

Rural Health Symposium highlights equity, oral health, COVID-19 impact

Health equity, oral health, resilience and the impact of COVID-19 on rural health care were some of many topics covered at the fifth annual Rural Health Symposium on Feb. 23-25....

Mar 04, 2022
  • Spaine Stephens


Before choosing dental school, Brianna Horne carefully considered a variety of different careers in the health care field. When she slipped on her white coat Thursday evening during the East...

Mar 03, 2022
  • Spaine Stephens


Elena Uzun sat transfixed by the developing conflict in Ukraine into the wee hours of Saturday, Feb. 26. But when dawn arrived, she headed to the East Carolina University School...

Feb 18, 2022
  • Erin Ward

ECU dental clinics get $225K boost from Dogwood Health Trust

A large donation to the East Carolina University School of Dental Medicine will allow the school to increase services for low-income patients in two rural clinics. The Dogwood Health Trust...

Feb 15, 2022
  • Spaine Stephens

ECU dental school hosts annual Celebration of Research and Scholarship

The East Carolina University School of Dental Medicine held its seventh annual Celebration of Research and Scholarship (CORAS) on Feb. 9, honoring student exploration and discovery through oral health focused...