LOMA LINDA, Calif., Aug. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Loma Linda School of Dentistry (LLUSD) is opening the Hugh Love Center for Research and Education in Technology, a state-of-the-art dental clinic that will provide dental students with hands-on experience using the latest dental equipment and products for oral health care for the community.
This is the first of a series of planned dental centers being opened by the Center for Research and Education in Technology, Inc. (CRET) in collaboration with academic institutions. CRET is a nonprofit association of dental industry leaders that partners with academic institutions to develop technology education programs for dental students, dental residents, and dental faculty.
Designed jointly by CRET and LLUSD, the Hugh Love Center for Research and Education in Technology is a fully functional private-dental- office styled clinic located within the dental school. The 3,000 sq. ft. Center features six dental operatories and a three-chair open clinic with donated equipment from CRET corporate members. The Center was named in honor of LLUSD alumnus, Hugh C. Love, DDS whose unrestricted gift made the new Center possible.
Wednesday, August 22
9:00 a.m. Randall Amphitheatre (separate building adjacent to dental school) for presentations by LLU and CRET dignitaries
10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. for tour of Hugh Love/CRET Center facilities at the dental school
Loma Linda University School of Dentistry
1092 Anderson Avenue in Loma Linda, California
About the Center for Research and Education in Technology Inc.
The Center for Research and Education in Technology was founded in 2004 by a group of innovative dental industry leaders committed to ensuring that dental students in programs across the country have the opportunity to train with state-of-the-art technology to promote superior knowledge and competency in the latest technological advances and provide excellent patient care.
About Loma Linda University School of Dentistry
Since it opened in 1953, Loma Linda University School of Dentistry (LLUSD) has sought to inspire and graduate oral healthcare professionals who combine the highest level of technical, clinical excellence as well as a continual concern for the total well being of each patient consistent with its motto: "Service is our calling." LLUSD offers the doctor of dental surgery degree; bachelor and associate of science degrees in dental hygiene; and advanced specialty education programs in dental anesthesiology, endodontics, implant dentistry, oral and maxillofacial surgery, orthodontics, pediatric dentistry, periodontics, and prosthodontics. For more information visit www.llu.edu/dentistry.