Lsu School of Dentistry

Lsu School of Dentistry
Lsu School of Dentistry offers Dentists services in New Orleans LA.

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The Multicultural Affairs and Diversity Committee has put together a series of Lunch N’ Learns to help teach us some basic phrases in different foreign languages. The first in this series was held on October 11, and focused on the Vietnamese language. The students also served some traditional Vietnamese dishes! All students, faculty and staff were invited to attend. Keep an eye out for more in this series in the future, including Spanish, American Sign Language, and more!

LSU Health Sciences Center School of Dentistry is with Richard Vinci.
Congratulations to REAR ADMIRAL RICHARD C. VINCI, DC, USN (RET) for receiving this year's Distingushed Alumnus award. Rear Admiral Vinci enlisted in the United States Navy in 1967. Upon completion of Dental Technician "A" School in April 1968, he was assigned to the Naval Dental School in Bethesda, Maryland; he completed his enlistment at Marine Corps Air Station in North Carolina, where he was honorably discharged as a Second Class Petty Officer. In 1973 Rear Admiral Vinci graduated from William Carey University in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, and subsequently received his DDS from the LSU School of Dentistry in 1977. His first assignment was assistant dental officer at the Naval Regional Dental Center in Jacksonville. Florida. In 1979 he was assigned aboard the USS Bryce Canyon (AD 36) followed by two years at the Naval Regional Dental Clinic in Pearl Harbor. While serving as branch clinic director as commander in chief U.S. Pacific Fleet Clinic, Rear Admiral Vinci was selected for advanced training in operative dentistry at the University of Michigan, where he graduated in 1985 with a master's degree in restorative dentistry. He was then assigned as head of the Operative Department of the Naval Dental Center in Orlando until 1991, during which time he attained board certification and completed a tour as the executive officer of the 3rd Dental Company, Okinawa, Japan. He was then selected for assignment as head, Professional Standards, Bureau of Medicine and Surgery. From 1994-2009, Rear Admiral Vinci served in various leadership positions in naval centers across the U.S. He served as director of the Branch Dental Clinic, Washington Navy Yard, then as Executive Officer, Naval Dental Center in San Diego. He then served as commanding officer of the 1st Dental Battalion/Naval Dental Center at Camp Pendleton, California, until he received orders as commanding officer of the Naval Dental Center, Great Lakes, Illinois. In 2005 he assumed duties as Deputy Naval Medical Inspector General, Bureau of Medicine and Surgery through 2006 when he became Medical Inspector General through 2007, also being selected to Flag Rank. He assumed duty as Commander, Navy Medicine Support Command in Jacksonville, Florida, in 2007. In 2009 he transferred back to the Bureau of Medicine and Surgery as Deputy Chief for Logistics and Installations. Rear Admiral Vinci held the position of Chief, Navy Dental Corps from 2007 to 2010. He retired in July 2011 after 42 years of service. Recently he completed his term as Reagent At Large for the American College of Dentists. Currently he is the president of the Academy of Operative Dentistry. Rear Admiral Vinci's military awards include: Legion of Merit (5), Meritorious Service Medal (3), Navy Commendation Medal, and the Navy Achievement Medal. Because of Rear Admiral Vinci’s extraordinary lifetime achievements in the dental profession, the LSU School of Dentistry is honored to present him with the 2017 Distinguished Alumnus Award.

October is National Dental Hygiene Month, an effort to celebrate the work dental hygienists do and to help raise awareness on the importance of good oral health. The awareness month is focusing on The Daily 4: brush, floss, rinse and chew, four routines that can help people maintain healthy smiles. #DHstrong

Congratulations, Dr. Hovland!
As dean of LSU Health New Orleans School of Dentistry during Hurricane Katrina, Hovland was responsible for the successful development of a temporary campus in Baton Rouge, allowing students to continue their dental education and the state to retain the dental professionals who not only teach, but t...

Congratulations Dr. Daly!
Daly and his wife, Dr. Sally Bowie Daly, also an LSU Health New Orleans School of Dentistry graduate, own Fleur de Lis Mobile Dentistry, which travels to nursing homes throughout the state to provide care to residents.