The alumni newsletter of the Melbourne Dental School.

Professor Alastair Sloan, Head of the Melbourne Dental School.

Welcome to the 2023 edition of Dent-AL.

Since arriving at Melbourne Dental School, this has been my first year when I have been able to see how the school really functions thanks to the COVID pandemic impacting 2020 into 2022. Much has been achieved in 2023 and we have a clear path and plan of action beyond this year.

Read a welcome message from the Head of School

Spotlight on alumni

Alumni from the Melbourne Dental School making an impact in their communities.

Researchers making a difference

Innovations being led by researchers from the Melbourne Dental School that could soon transform care.
Dimitrios Parascos and Professor Alastair Sloan

Dimitrios Parascos wins Dean's Honours Award

Dimitrios received the highest academic result out of all students in the 2022 graduating cohort of the Bachelor of Oral Health program.

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Dr Katsushi Okazaki, Hideyuki Yokoyama, Professor Mike McGuckin & Professor Alistair Sloan

New AR technology to help dentistry students learn complex surgery

A delegation from Japan demonstrated how augmented reality technology can improve the effectiveness of dental education.

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