We are the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry at the University of Alberta, one of the world’s elite academic health sciences centres, where top students are taught by award-winning educators and mentored by renowned scientists in a dynamic learning environment.
We conduct our teaching, research and patient care in accordance with the highest international standards. We work with our partners in education, research and health care for the greater good of the local, regional and global community.
Outstanding areas of medical research at the University of Alberta include diabetes, obesity, virology, heart disease, motor control and rehabilitation, protein structure and function, and transplantation.
Learn what dentists are doing and treating during your visit to the dental office. A series of short informative lectures by our leading faculty members will describe the common diseases and ways of treatments of oral and dental issues. Be well prepared for your next dental appointment!
Bernard Linke, Liran Levin, Donald Yu, Reena Talwar, Tom Stevenson Carlos Flores-Mir
Dental fear and anxiety are common in our population. Many of us have a hard time getting into the dental chair and getting dental treatments done. This evening will be dedicated to understanding why we are afraid of the dentist, how can we avoid that fear and how to comfortably go through dentistry related procedures.
Ida Kornerup, David Kelner, Cheryl Cable
Keeping our teeth and gums healthy for a lifetime should not be a very difficult task, so why do we still suffer from cavities, gum diseases, need root canals etc.? During this evening, we will reveal some secrets that will help you (and your kids) avoid the need for dental treatments and keep your teeth healthy and in place forever.
Liran Levin, Maryam Amin, Steve Patterson, Rafael Figueiredo, Alexandra Sheppard