Follow the progress of the Dental Clinic Renewal Campaign through these exciting stories.


Wade Abbott gives back to dentistry

With a desire to help people, Wade Abbott (DDS,’05) knew he was in the right place when he began Dal’s Dentistry program over 16 years ago. To this day, his motivation to make an impact fuels both his professional and personal life.

Associates of Dalhousie's Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery program Building a future for dental surgery students

Inspired by David Precious’s (DDS’69, MSc’72) example, Reginald Goodday (BComm’71, DDS’79, MSc’88) and his colleagues from the University OMF Surgery Associates are ensuring that dental students will be able to train in state-of-the-art surgical operatories with their collective gift of over $200,000 to the Dental Clinic Renewal campaign.

Dr. Sura Hadad faculty of dentistry A passionate philanthropist

Sura Hadad (DDS’03, BSc’98) has fond memories of her time as a student in Dal’s dentistry program and is grateful for the opportunities it gave her. She believes in paying it forward and has made a gift of $25,000 to the Dental Clinic Renewal project.

Ben Davis, acting dean of the Faculty of Dentistry, with Green Shield Canada's Theresa Rose and dental hygiene professor Heather Doucette. More clinics and more care for immigrants and refugees

The Faculty of Dentistry’s Immigrant Oral Health Outreach Clinic received $250,000 from Green Shield Canada (GSC) this week to expand its range of oral health care services and increase the number of clinics it holds.

Second-year DDS students Lexi McLean (left) and Emily Bishop talk about what the new clinic means to them. Unveiling the future of dental care

Donors and Dal community members got a sneak peek at what the renovated Dalhousie Dental Clinic will look like when work is complete in January 2018 — changes that will make a big difference in dental education, patient care and community impact.

Dr. Blaine Cleghorn, assistant dean of clinics and building services, previews a cubicle in the renovated clinic. Dal 200 planning profile: Faculty of Dentistry

Toward 200: Dal’s Faculty of Dentistry will celebrate the opening of its revitalized clinic in 2018 along with a “superzied” Homecoming Weekend and other activities.