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College of Dental Medicine

Welcome to the James B. Edwards College of Dental Medicine Alumni Association website. 

Upcoming events

Myrtle Beach Alumni Regional Reception
Atlanta Alumni Regional Reception

News for our alumni

A message from the dean
Dr. Sarandeep Huja and his family
Dr. Sarandeep Huja and his family

Dear Alumni and Friends: 

I bring greetings from the James B. Edwards College of Dental Medicine and thank you for the warm and generous welcome you have extended to me. I joined the College on the heels of an extremely successful accreditation site visit. For this success, my sincere gratitude goes to Interim Dean Patricia Blanton, Vice Dean Tariq Javed and the entire team of associate and assistant deans, chairs, and directors along with our faculty, staff, and students. Our outstanding outcome is a testament to the hard work and quality of education we provide at the College...Click here to read more.

College’s year-end celebration endures

Our school thrives from a long tradition of camaraderie between our dental classes that endures within our alumni body. From the early days of our school until now, one celebration that also endures is the end-of-year banquet...Click here to read more.

Pre-Dental Day 2017 welcomes 40 students
Montana Housand
Montana Housand, Class of 2019

Four years ago, I was an undergraduate student attending a Pre-Dental Day event at MUSC. This fall, I had the privilege of planning Pre-Dental Day as a third-year dental student. To say that the process of applying to dental school can be overwhelming is an understatement. You stress about having a perfect GPA, knowing which pre-requisites to take, what study materials to use for the DAT, how to stand out during interviews, and the list goes on and on. To be able to help ease the stress of pre-dental students who were once in your very same shoes, and to help them through the overwhelming process of applying to dental school, is an incredibly rewarding and humbling feeling...Click here to read more.

Alumni Weekend will feature Comisi as CE presenter

Dr. John Comisi will present the 2018 Alumni Weekend Continuing Education Program entitled “The Pillars of Contemporary Oral Health Care: Caries Management, Periodontal Disease Control, Oral Cancer Screening and Sleep Breathing Disorders Identification and Treatment...Click here to read more.

Mullins dentist’s connections to MUSC as varied as his life experiences
Mason standing by Mullins exhibit
Dr. Franklin Mason at the Macaulay Museum

It’s difficult to pick a place to begin when describing Dr. Franklin G. Mason. He’s practiced dentistry for more than 64 years. He’s raised four children, 12 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. He’s completed 35 dental mission trips across eight countries. He’s taken leadership roles in many organizations, including the South Carolina Dental Association, Mullins First Baptist Church, Lions Club International and Charleston Southern University. He’s completed 740 races, including 120 marathons, in the span of about 30 years. He’s renowned in not only Mullins, but the entire state of South Carolina and beyond...Click here to read more.

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