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Your news at the heart of your Faculty of Dentistry / Issue 79 / February 9th, 2017

Dr. Raphael de Souza & team awarded ITI grant

Congratulations to Dr. Raphael de Souza and his team members for their success on the ITI grant application for their project “Single implant overdentures retained by the Novaloc attachment system: a mixed methods randomized trial”.  Read the full story here.

Making people smile wherever they go

It’s been one week now that the Dental Bears Necessity team has been helping Nicaraguans by treating their dental problem and teaching them good oral hygiene techniques. Get regular updates on their Facebook page and learn more about their mission in the McGill Reporter.   

Viva Las Vegas at the Annual Outreach Gala

Are you ready to go big, or go home? Come join the McGill Faculty of Dentistry at this year’s Outreach Gala on Thursday February 23rd, 2017 for an event to remember - ‘A Night in Vegas'!
More information here

Third Annual Dentistry Ski Day Basket Winners

Congratulations to Rosa Menale and Rosemary Cooke who won the two baskets being raffled off in support of the Third Annual Faculty Ski Day! To find out more about the day and register click here. 

Smiles of McGill Dentistry

Dr. Nareg Apelian

Growing up in Lebanon, I was envious of this one guy that was 2 years older than me and who was good at everything. He was good in class, good at sports, popular with the girls, well-mannered and kind to everyone. He was also unbeaten at chess. A not-so-known-but-decent player myself… Read more #SmilesofMcGillDentistry

In and Around the Faculty

Brenna Kaukonen back from maternity leave

Brenna Kaukonen’s has returned to work with us as Communications Officers effective January 30th. As of today please contact Brenna at or ext. 4165 for any communication matters. Brenna will be looking at ways to evolve our Faculty’s internal communications. Please share your input with her regarding what you would like to hear about, how you want to receive your news, or any other ideas you may have. Your feedback is valuable!

A huge thanks to Valerie Khayat for the work that she has done taking over the role of Communications Officer in Brenna’s absence. 

For a wide smile



February 18th:
Ergonomics in the Clinical Environment  Register

February 23rd:
McGill Dentistry Outreach Gala 

March 9th:
Cleaning night

March 11th:
Third Annual Faculty Ski Day

April 6th:
Graduate Research Day

April 18th:
Faculty 5 à 7

April 29th Save the Date:
Annual Roast – Class of 2017

Complete the 2016-2017 CE program 

In the News

Dean Allison interviewed on CTV

Dean Allison spoke to CTV Montreal about childhood dental surgery and the role of fluoridate water. Did you know 1/3 of all general anaesthesia on preschoolers throughout Canada is for dental decay? See his full interview here.

McGill Wide

McGill Security Services’ Night Route Map outlines the recommended East-West and North-South routes for crossing the Campus after dark. Click here to see the map 

Real-life self-defense course for women register here


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