The Faculty of Dental Medication (SDM) celebrated the completion of its renovated first-floor specialty clinic in Squire Corridor with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Nov. 27. Roughly 60 visitors — a mix of scholars, school, employees and alumni — attended.
“Immediately, we’re celebrating our newest achievement, a cutting-edge advance education-focused dental clinic,” stated Marcelo Araujo, dean of the dental faculty. “This might haven’t been potential if it weren’t for the visionary plans developed by my predecessor, Dean Joseph Zambon, and supported by Interim Dean Stefan Ruhl.”
Araujo additionally thanked Matt Webber, amenities planning and administration officer within the SDM; Paul Gareis, amenities program coordinator for Design and Building, and the prolonged staff that devoted its abilities and time to the mission.
Designed by BKP Architects, the $3.four million, 11,400-square-foot renovated clinic opened in August, following 14 months of development. It accommodates 58 dental operatories that provide prosthodontics, periodontics, superior training normally dentistry and endodontics postgraduate packages. Distinctive updates embody CAD/CAM milling rooms, the place state-of-the-art digital dentistry methods improve precision and effectivity in affected person therapy.
This marks the primary main renovation of the clinic since its opening in 1986.
“This clinic just isn’t merely a bodily area,” Araujo stated. “It embodies our dedication to fostering a protected, inclusive and culturally competent surroundings.”