Welcome Lynde Kavanagh-Ormond!


Two weeks ago we warmly welcomed Lynde Kavanagh-Ormond as our new Associate Director, Advancement. Lynde will be working on the development and management of our fundraising activity with an emphasis on securing major gifts. Continue reading Lynde’s bio.

2017 Most Valuable Person Award Nominations

It’s time to nominate the 2017 Most Valuable Person award to a deserving member of the Faculty of Dentistry staff. This is a great opportunity to have a colleagues recognized at the Staff Dinner for their outstanding contributions to the Faculty…

Dr. Sam Abi Nader, New Assistant Dean (Academic)

Summer_Institute_2016Dr. Samer Abi Nader has accepted the responsibility of a new role in the Faculty as Assistant Dean (Academic). This role has been created in recognition of the increasing complexity and work load involved in the overall management of the DMD curriculum, including its content, the selection and evaluation of students and the program’s organization. In this role, Sam will be…

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Dentistry at ACFAS

This year the Faculty of Dentistry will be responsible for two symposia during the Association Francophone de pour le savoir (ACFAS). Entrance to the ACFAS congress is covered by McGill University for Graduate Students. Click here for full details.

Hall of Honour Reinauguration and Induction of New Inductees

Join us on May 18th as we reinaugurate the Hall of Honour and unveil our newest inductees; Dr. Ernie Ambrose and Dr. Jim Lund. Reception to follow at 2001 McGill College Avenue.

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Smiles of McGill Dentistry

Nareg 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… Continue reading.

Smiles of McGill Dentistry

Smiles of McGill DentistryI was working in the ER one evening when one of the housekeepers asked if I would be around for a little while. She came back with a present. She had been back home to Jamaica and brought me back a bottle of rum. I was totally surprised. I knew her casually…. Continue reading.

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The Winning Smile / Le Sourire Gagnant

Dr. Julie Drakoulakou was at the CLSC Parc Extension on Wednesday, May 3 for and Oral Health Awareness Playshop. Morning and afternoon workshops were filled with fun activities to learn the importance of oral health, nutrition, oral hygiene and dental visits. The day was geared towards pre-natal, infant and toddler care and participants were from Quebec, India, Sri Lanka, Greece, Turkey and Serbia. See pictures from the workshops.

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Dr. Greenwald selected for the W.W. Wood Award for Excellence in Dental Education

Congratulations to Dr. Susan Greenwald, DDS ’86, for being awarded the W.W. Wood Award for Excellence in Dental Education! “I am extremely humbled and honoured to have received this award,” says Dr. Greenwald. “I get just as much out of my time teaching the students as they get from me. The experience is very rewarding on many different levels.” Continue reading.

Special Olympics Quebec comes to the Clinic

On Wednesday, May 10th the pediatric clinic welcomed the Quebec Special Olympics school program. 20 students from the Centre François-Michelle, living with intellectual deficiency were screened by 3rd year students and participated in a Zumba class. The day was a great success for everyone that participated. Here are some pictures from the day.

Jeunes Explorateurs d’un jour at McGill Dentistry

McGill Faculty of Dentistry participated in the Jeunes Explorateurs d’un jour initiative for the second year on Thursday, April 20, 2017. This year the Faculty welcomed five high school students. Continue reading.

Dr. Arkady Khoutorsky awarded the 2017 Award in Pain

Congratulations to Dr. Arkady Khoutorsky on being awarded the 2017 Award in Pain on behalf of the Rita Allen Foundation and the American Pain Society. Dr. Khoutorsky was selected for funding for his project entitled “Extracellular matrix-mediated spinal cord plasticity in neuropathic pain.” His research program is aimed at better understanding the molecular and cellular mechanisms of chronic pain development following nerve injury. Continue reading.

Dr. Maryam Tabrizian wins Dr. Howard S. Katz Award for Excellence in Teaching

Maryam Tabrizian At this year convocation celebrations Dr. Maryam Tabrizian will be awarded the Dr. Howard S. Katz award for Excellence in Teaching. The award recognizes involvement with course development or improvement, ability to act as a role model for personal and professional development of students and ability to engage and motivate students. Dr. Tabrizian strives for excellence and is dedicated to the success of her fellow staff and students. Continue reading.

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The Smiles We Made… in Jamaica mon!


Anthea Chang, Vanessa Del Vecchio and Sonia Rampersad, 3rd year undergraduate dental students, recently returned from an incredible dental experience in Jamaica hosted by Great Shape! Inc., a charitable organisation that provides education and dental and eye care to thousands of Jamaicans. “It was tremendously rewarding to save a child’s permanent first molars, restore a complete smile to a woman who broke her two front teeth, or to simply create a positive first dental visit for a young and impressionable patient.” Read about their trip.

MDGSS Raffle for Service to the Community Program

This semester, the MDGSS would like to raise money for the Service to the Community Program at our faculty. We are selling tickets (2$/ticket, 3 tickets for 5$) for a raffle that will take place on May 15th. There will be two basket prizes. Find out more.

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American Association of Dental Schools First Annual Meeting

AADSHeld March 5-7, 1924 at the Congress Hotel in Chicago, Illinois, the first annual meeting of the American Association of Dental Schools was packed with lectures, reports, a symposium and a round table conference. Interestingly enough, many topics are still relevant today. Can you spot the representative from Montreal? Look for him here.

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