Matthew Ronconi

The Future of Dentistry

The fall issue of Mouth focuses on the future of dentistry. It’s not about space-age dentistry but rather what’s ahead for the profession. This includes articles on the latest gizmos (lasers!) but also on trends in dental education (are there osteopathic dental schools?) and practice management in an age of social media (should you friend… Read more »

Dental Student Ironman

On June 26, 2011 in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, David Welch, a dental student at UCLA officially became an Ironman. For those who are unfamiliar with an Ironman triathlon, it is a 2.4 mile swim, followed by a 112 mile bike ride, and topped off with a full marathon, 26.2 miles. To earn the title of… Read more »

Masticators Bring Home the Championship

Participating in Intramural Sports is a fun and easy way to stay healthy and relieve stress during dental school. One of the many perks of attending dental school at UCLA is the stellar Intramural Sports program. Intramural Sports provides me with the opportunity to spend some quality time with my dental school buddies outside the… Read more »

Happy Easter!

In the spirit of Easter, I thought it would be fun to spotlight a very special bunny.  Nope, I’m not talking about the Easter Bunny.  I’m talking about the one and only Dr. Rabbit.  Enjoy and Happy Easter. Dr. Rabbit’s World Tour by LDEJRuff ~Matthew Ronconi, UCLA ’12, Contributing Editor

Make Jewelry Out of Teeth

Are you looking for a good use for extracted teeth?  Well look no further because tooth jewelry is the answer.  Everyone remembers that kid that wore the shark tooth necklace, right?  Tooth jewelry has been around for ages but recently there has been a little twist.  Jewelry made from teeth is no longer being limited… Read more »