Upcoming Events

Posted on: Wednesday, 01/07/2015

50th Anniversary Gala - Saturday, May 16, 2015

6 p.m. - Reception 
7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. – Dinner & Program 

Hyatt Regency Century Plaza
2025 Avenue of the Stars 
Los Angeles, CA 90067

Please join the School of Dentistry in celebrating the 50th Anniversary of UCLA School of Dentistry. Founded in 1964, the School has become a world leader for excellence in dental education, research, patient care and community service. The 50th Anniversary Gala is a highly anticipated event that supports and celebrates the School's mission of contributing to the knowledge necessary to improve the oral health of the people of California, the nation, and the world.

Bob & Marion Wilson 
Ralph & Shirley Shapiro 
Gary Parker, DDS ’77 
Stuart White, DDS ’68 
BISCO Dental Inc. 

Special Performance UCLA School of Dentistry’s: Dentatonix A Capella

For general information, please call (310) 794-1600. For ticket information, please call (310) 206-6079.

Giving Kids A Smile

The Section of Pediatric Dentistry will be holding the annual Give Kids A Smile event at The Children's Dental Center of Greater Los Angeles in Inglewood, CA.

The event kicks off at 8:30 a.m. and concludes at 3:30 p.m.

Pediatric dentistry residents, faculty and dental students will be offering free dental exams, cleanings, sealants, filings, extractions, and oral hygiene instruction to children aged 17 and younger. This is an annual event, established by the American Dental Association, that takes place around the country as a way to improve the oral health of children at an early age. In past years, more than 140 children have been provided treatment and oral hygiene instruction.

Read more about the School of Dentistry's participation in the annual Give Kids A Smile events. 

For more information, please contact Dr. Chanel McCreedy, Assistant Clinical Professor of Pediatric Dentistry, at (310) 825-0692 or cmccreddy@dentistry.ucla.edu.

Research Symposium - Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Guest Speaker: Dr. Roberto Weigert

Location: Room #13-041 CHS from noon to 1 p.m.

Join the School of Dentistry's Office of Research for a research syposium on the topic of “Unraveling the Coordination among Membrane Trafficking, Cytoskeleton, and Cell Metabolism in Live Animals by Using Intravital Microscopy." The guest speaker is Dr. Roberto Weigert, chief of the Intracellular Membrane Trafficking Unit, at the National Institute of Dental & Craniofacial Research. He is credited with developing novel approaches, based on intravital microscopy, to study various aspects of membrane trafficking in live animals.

Event host is Dr. David Wong and can be reached at (310) 206-3048, dwong@dentistry.ucla.edu. One CE credit will be provided for attending.

Alumni Day at the CDA - Saturday, May 2, 2015

Join fellow UCLA School of Dentistry alumni members, faculty, and students for the annual Alumni Day.

Events are taking place at the Hilton Anaheim Hotel In conjunction with the CDA Spring Scientific Session

Reunion & Awards Luncheon: 11:45 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The event is free-of-charge to UCLA School of Dentistry alumni, faculty, staff, and current dental students. It is $45 for guests. We will be honoring Dr. Margaret Quon Pan, Class of 1968, and the reunion classes of 1965, 1970, 1975, 1980, 1985, 1990, 1995, 2000, 2005 and 2010.

Dean’s Reception: 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Alumni and friends are invited to join Dean No-Hee Park for hors d’ oeuvres and cocktails. This event is free-of-charge and no RSVP is required.

Dental Alumni Dance:  7 p.m. to 10 p.m.
This event is free-of-charge and no RSVP is required. Music provided by RootKanal.

For questions or for additional information, please call Office of Student and Alumni Affairs at (310) 825-9789 or by email at alumni@dentistry.ucla.edu.