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

Upcoming events

Dental Homecoming Weekend

Now accepting nominations

The MUSC James B. Edwards College of Dental Medicine Alumni Association is accepting nominations for awards to be presented during our awards luncheon at the 2019 SCDA Annual Meeting on Friday, May 3.

Alumni award nominations

Nomination deadline: Nov. 30, 2018

News for our alumni

Zyris gift puts new technology at every chair
Isolite tools in patients mouth

The restorative process in dentistry is very demanding, and helping our students and their patients achieve consistent, proper isolation is imperative to achieving successful outcomes. That is why a very generous donation from the former Isolite Systems, now Zyris™ Isolite Systems, to the College of Dental Medicine and its outreach clinics, is of great importance...Click here to read more.

Message from the dean, August 2018

I am so excited to write a prologue for our first monthly e-newsletter. Over the last few months, 72 dentists were welcomed into the Alumni Association with their graduation from the program and 76 new dental students joined us in the class of 2022. At the same time, we were honored with the attendance of 700 guests at our white coat ceremony, where 74 student doctors were inducted into the clinical component of the DMD program. We also welcomed new residents into our outstanding graduate training programs...Click here to read more.

Alumnus family brings dental history to life
Dr. and Mrs. Murdoch

Tucked off a footpath through the heart of MUSC’s campus, the Macaulay Museum of Dental History chronicles not only the university’s journey to training South Carolina’s dentists but the urgent need that precipitated the dental school’s opening...Click here to read more.

Impressions Day provides unique insights and experiences
students work on dental impressions

Each year, the Student National Dental Association at MUSC proves that student outreach is its top priority. While its annual Impressions Day event is just one of many that strive to educate pre-dental students, it is the group’s largest outreach initiative and makes an impact on many students. The success of this event is proven by its continual growth...Click here to read more.

Dental pioneer visits the college
Dr. Sinkford
Left to right: Javed Tariq, Jeanne Sinkford, Gwyndolyn Brown and Deidrea Williams

At the beginning of June, the James B. Edwards College of Dental Medicine had the distinct honor and privilege of hosting Dr. Jeanne Craig Sinkford, an internationally known pioneer in advancement of under-represented minorities and women in the field of dentistry...Click here to read more.

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For more information regarding news and upcoming events, please contact Shari Wise at 843-792-1719 or