Maurice H. Kornberg School of Dentistry

Kornberg School of Dentistry receives NIH funding to study periodontal disease progression
Type: News Story
The $3.6 million grant promotes interdisciplinary collaboration
January 17, 2024
Kelly Holst smiling
Dental professor studies gender parity at U.S. dental schools
Type: News Story
Temple University dental professor Kelly Holst is studying why women are underrepresented as deans at U.S. dental schools.
December 6, 2023
A finger points at a digital model of a mouth on a screen
New digital lab offers high-tech training for dental students
Type: News Story
The Kornberg School of Dentistry’s new digital lab provides opportunities for high-tech dental training.
September 18, 2023
The opening of the Maurice H. Kornberg School of Dentistry dental clinic
Temple opens new dental clinic in North Philadelphia elementary school
Type: News Story
The clinic will provide preventative oral care to students at the William D. Kelley School.
March 20, 2023
Elham Kateeb pictured.
Collaborating on an international level
Type: News Story
Temple University identifies new international partner universities during Middle East trip
September 20, 2022
Dockery wearing pink sunglasses and striking makeup as Ruth Canal.
Dental student graduates in drag in viral video
Type: News Story
Kornberg graduate accepted diploma as drag persona.
July 1, 2021
Temple dentistry student Natasha Rockwell and her parents.
Dental student shares heartfelt white coat ceremony with her parents
Type: News Story
Natasha Rockwell was presented with her white coat by her parents, who both have ties to Temple’s dentistry program.
June 23, 2021
Temple professor Santiago Orrego
Seeking dental solutions through the power of smart materials
Type: News Story
Temple’s Santiago Orrego recently received a $200,000 grant to develop a smart gel that fights dental infection and promotes tissue growth through electricity.
March 9, 2021
Janine Burkhardt
She brings dental care to all
Type: News Story
Alumna Janine Musheno Burkhardt dedicates her career to providing dental care for people who are homeless and low-income.
December 20, 2019
Larry Stone in his dental office
Alumnus funds ethics education for dental students
Type: News Story
Larry Stone says his gift was inspired in part by his deep roots at Temple.
December 19, 2019
Dental School Dean Amid Ismail portrait
Temple Dental dean receives 2019 Globy Award for Education Leadership
Type: News Story
Dean Amid Ismail was honored for his contributions to elevating Philadelphia’s international reputation.
December 11, 2019
Two scientists working in a lab
Growing teeth: Researchers regenerate dental tissue
Type: News Story
The collaborative research uses stem cells and smart scaffolds to regrow the root of a tooth.
December 5, 2018
researchers Marisol Tellez Merchán and Richard Heimberg
Temple attains $2.59 million grant to combat dental anxiety
Type: News Story
A collaboration between Temple University's dentistry and psychology researchers is showing promising results in the battle against dental anxiety.
October 1, 2018
Rendering of the proposed Alpha Center
Proposed center at Temple will offer early childhood education, behavioral health services
Type: News Story
The Alpha Center, led by the College of Education, will serve as an anchor for North Philadelphia.
April 25, 2018
The Kornberg School of Dentistry at night
$1.5M grant to expand training in pediatric dental care
Type: News Story
The project at Temple’s Kornberg School of Dentistry will improve access to care for underserved children by creating community-based rotations and enhancing training.
July 31, 2017
Andy Lee holding a sign that says "Next stop: postdoc at Harvard School of Dental Medicine."
Next stop: Harvard School of Dental Medicine
Type: News Story
During his time at Temple, a graduating student from the Kornberg School of Dentistry learned the value of giving.
May 1, 2017
Stanley Heleniak, a dental anesthesiologist, in an operating room.
Sedation center opens at Kornberg School of Dentistry
Type: News Story
The center meets a need in the community and offers all levels of sedation, from light to general anesthesia.
April 4, 2017
Three men in suits touring the new medical suite at Temple’s dental school.
Medical suite opens at Kornberg School of Dentistry
Type: News Story
The center is the first of its kind to partner with a dental institution to provide comprehensive healthcare.
June 22, 2016
Amrita is starting an orthodontic residency at Temple.
Next stop: Orthodontic residency
Type: News Story
Doctor of Dentistry student Amrita Bhan will continue her studies at Temple through a two-year orthodontic residency.
May 4, 2016
A female patient looking in a handheld mirror at her new dental crown.
Digital dentistry comes to Temple
Type: News Story
The launch of the Henry Schein Digital Dentistry Program puts the Maurice H. Kornberg School of Dentistry at the forefront of a dental revolution.
April 7, 2016
School of Dentistry to open Henry Schein Center
Type: News Story
The Kornberg School of Dentistry will open the Henry Schein Digital Center of Excellence, a state-of-the-art facility for students, faculty and alumni to learn how digital technology enhances dental education, patient care and health outcomes.
May 21, 2015
Temple hosts dental faculty from Middle East
Type: News Story
Temple University’s Kornberg School of Dentistry recently hosted visiting Israeli and Palestinian dental faculty as part of the Bridge to Peace program, which facilitates opportunities for dental professionals to reach beyond political and religious divides.
April 15, 2015
Dental students provide oral healthcare to Peruvian orphans
Type: News Story
Temple’s Kornberg School of Dentistry students traveled to La Ventanilla, Peru, to provide needed oral healthcare to children at La Sagrada Familia orphanage.
October 22, 2014