By on Apr 13, 2014 in Announcements | 0 comments

Hello All! A few announcements to get us through the next week…But first off, I want to tell you about a convo I had with a certain professor who said to me: Prof: “I told Dr. _____, that shes really going to enjoy having your class as seniors Me: “Oh? Why is that?” Prof: “Because, you guys just have an overall great attitude. You work together and help each other and at the same time care about the work you’re doing. The seniors now are all loners, and the class below you…well, let’s just say they’re going to be very clingy.” Wow guys! WHAT an HONOR to have that reputation going into senior year. That speaks VOLUMES of how we have presented ourselves this past year. Despite the small disagreements we may have among ourselves, its important to remember the CORE of our class. CLASS PRIDE.…CIVILITY towards each...

IMPL Midterm

By on Apr 12, 2014 in ECC | 0 comments

Hey everyone,   Dr. Garcia finally emailed us back and we will be getting 1 point back on our midterm.  It was a question that had bad statistics so everyone will be getting the point. Have a great weekend! Ecc2015


By on Mar 31, 2014 in Announcements | 0 comments

Hey All! Just a few announcements … very little actually….read on! 1. If you have not RSVP’d for tomorrow’s informational lunch for the diamond scholars please email me. Food will be served but I need a head count. Meeting Time: Noon Place: 8105 2. Please remember the FIRST COMPETENCY for Prac Management is due this FRIDAY 4/4. Information can be found on blackboard. 3. WHOA get ready!! OUR CLASS FORMAL is scheduled for APRIL 25th!! Spirit of Baltimore cruise, with a full dinner?! What a way to celebrate the end of junior year. More information to come. SAVE THE DATE! 4. ALL GPs! Please speak with your GP mangers, I need the names of 4 students to represent the senior class on a clinical advisory committee. The hope was that sister GPs would vote on their representative. 1 student from GP 1/2, 3/4, etc. etc…..Please talk to your GP manager, get the OK, and...


By on Mar 13, 2014 in ECC |

Hi everyone!   We just met with Dr. Garcia about the IMPL exam and here is what we discussed: 1. The cement retained indications and preload questions are Dr. Rivera’s questions and will be discussed with him about getting points back. 2. All others on the document Dr. Garcia said were definitions listed in the clinical guide and will not be returned. We will let you know when we hear back from her about Dr. Rivera’s questions. ECC


By on Mar 3, 2014 in Announcements |

Well HELLO THERE !! I hope everyone is enjoying their day off at home. Hopefully it is warm and enjoyable. A few announcements! 1. BREAKING NEWS: This doesn’t change much for us tomorrow, but in light of the judicial issues the school is “discovering” they will no longer be using QuestionMark. -The exam format will be changed in the near future. -Faculty will be writing new questions -Exams will consist of paper copies that will be collected and scored using Scantron. Here’s your heads up…since the change will be more permanent starting tomorrow!! 2. GPs 1 and 2, and the rest of the class, please review Dr. Morgans email as we take our OPERATIVE COMPETENCY Wed. 3/5 starting in the evening. If you have trouble viewing her secured email, let me know. 3. Wed. 3/5 @ 8am beings our PRAC532 course. This is the course that the externships run through. IF YOU HAVE...


By on Feb 17, 2014 in Announcements |

WOW! Long time no email?! Sure you guys haven’t missed it…:) But a few announcements and FAQs to carry us into the next few weeks… 1. Tomorrow  begins our TXP SEMINAR SESSIONS in Rm. G314. These are MANDATORY ATTENDANCE. Plan on being there from 1:00pm-2:50pm. For those of you who have presentations tomorrow, GOOD LUCK! 2. We are LOOKING for a NEW USGA representative for the class. If you would like to nominate yourself, please EMAIL me by THURSDAY 2/20 @ noon. 3. EXTERNSHIPS: There will be no meeting regarding internships, UNTIL MARCH. If you have extenuating circumstances (i.e. OMFS) contact myself or if you already know the director, email them directly. -You are NOT behind if you have not started thinking about externships -They are CHANGING how to register, DO NOT listen to seniors -You cannot do an externship unless you have passed your OSCE’s so…no...

DSUR 538 in process

By on Feb 4, 2014 in ECC |

Hello all, Dr. Brahim is still waiting for correspondence with the lecturers regarding the 3rd DSUR exam.  There is a possibility no changes will be made, so for the time being, please assume your grade will stay the same from when you pressed “Submit” on the last exam. Thank you, ECC


By on Jan 22, 2014 in Announcements |

Hey all a few announcements to get you going for the remainder of the week… 1. IMPLANT lab continues for GPs 1, 2, 3, and 4 tomorrow at 9am. Please bring waxing instruments and your previous models. 2. It’s that time of the year...PLEASE FILL OUT YOUR FAFSA’s for financial aid 2014-2015!!!! 3. Please make sure to check due dates for your TXTPLANNING papers, found on blackboard. 4. ORTHO EXAM is scheduled for next Tuesday @ 8am. Topics below will be covered on the exam: Invisalign Finishing and retention (power point only) Adjunctive orthodontic treatment Craniofacial anomalies Orthodontics and orthognathic surgery Adverse effects of orthodontic treatment (e-lesson0 Lab lectures  Mostly multiple choice questions and a couple short answer. 5. Please be sure to check your dates for case conferences. If you no longer have the appropriate lists, please email me and I will...


By on Jan 13, 2014 in Announcements |

Hey there class ! Two announcements about tomorrow to get you through the day! 1. PIN #s will be DISTRIBUTED BY DR. Reidy and STAFF tomorrow before the test, be there at 7:50am please. 2. There will be NO ORTHO lecture tomorrow so please be in lab at 1:00pm. Do not forget to bring a maxillary cast! That is all! Thank you all for your patience. Nina


By on Jan 8, 2014 in Announcements |

Hey All important announcement: 1. For NEXT WEEK’S ORTHO LAB every student needs to bring a cast of a maxillary arch will all permanent teeth.  Preferably a typodont. -There are molds laying around the 5th floor labs that you can just pour some stone into…PLEASE SHARE. -It doesn’t have to be a cast from those molds, but ANY CAST of a max arch, with permanent teeth…. -Having a cast of the typodont will make your life easier 2. For TOMORROW’S Implant lab, please remember to bring: -Mixing bowl -Spatula -Buffalo knife or blade -Torch or burner -Acrylic bur -Waxing spatula Sorry for the last email, but I wanted to give you guys time to pour models if you had to! Warm Regards, Nina