UPCD Students Bag Third Place in International Research Competition in Thailand

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

UPM-CD Students get 3rd Place in Dental Research Competition in Thailand

The University of the Philippines Manila College of Dentistry students bagged third place in the undergraduate student category of the Asian Academy of Preventive Dentistry (AAPD) Lion Awards for Preventive Dentistry Poster Presentation competition at the 13th International Conference of Asian Academy of Preventive Dentistry held in Khon Kaen, Thailand last November 21-23, 2018.

Numerous entries from students and newly graduates both from the Philippines and other Asian countries (Thailand, Myanmar, Cambodia, Indonesia) were among the more than 60 submissions to the contest. Five of the submissions – those from Abellanosa et al, Aguilar et al, Cordero, Castro and Lorezco et al – came from the UPM CD.

The awarding which was held at 11AM on November 23, 2018.

The image shows entire UPM-CD presenters and their co-authors for both the undergraduate and professional categories. From the leftmost, they are Gherliza Liwanag, Dr. Arlene Cecilia Alfaro, Dr. Regina Carmella Pengson, Dr. Ranee Nicole Sedilla, Erika Castro, Maria Francel Charlyn Tan, Dr. Anne Margaret Cordero, Hazel Ann Olivarez, Roschelle Dominique Lorezco, Roseanne Aguilar, Dr. Jessica Rebueno Santos, Dr. Michael Mendoza, Dr. Lind Rochelle Mondano, Audessa Rose Abellanosa, Abigail Alexis Alonzo, Dr. Kristine Pacete-Estrera and, John Carlo Urmaza, respectively.

UPCD 104th Foundation Anniversary Scientific Seminar "Dentistry Gen-Z: Keeping Abreast with the Ever Evolving World of Dentistry"

Monday, December 3, 2018


The UP College of Dentistry on the occasion of its 104th Foundation Anniversary cordially invites you to a Scientific Seminar "Dentistry Gen-Z: Keeping Abreast with the Ever Evolving World of Dentistry" organized by the UP Dental Alumni Association.
When: February 7, 2019 (Thursday)
Time: 9:00 AM to 5 PM, Registration starts at 8 AM, lectures promptly start at 9 AM
Venue: UP College of Dentistry Auditorium, Pedro Gil corner Taft Avenue Manila

go to:


Monday, October 15, 2018

The UP College of Dentistry and the UPDAA present:


1st Batch: November 11-12
2nd Batch: November 25-26

8:00AM - 5:00PM @ the UP College of Dentistry

  • Apply digital radiography in daily practice
  • Learn about the benefits of Dental CBCT Imaging
  • Enhance your clinical diagnosis and treatment planning for better treatment outcomes

Limited to 25 Participants
Course Fee: P6,000.00
(Inclusive of one CBCT Scan FOV 5x5) 

Contact Person:  Dr. Joy Memorando | 0917-7928841
Email: updaa20182020@gmail.com

MOU with Chonnam National University Korea

Thursday, October 11, 2018

Chonnam National University of Korea MOU Signing with UPCD
October 6, 2018 
School of Dentistry, Chonnam National University International Symposium and MOU Signing with UPCD 
Gwangju, Korea

UPCD Signs MOU with GHU Gwangju Health University of Korea

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Members of the faculty of the UP Manila College of Dentistry, headed by Dean Danilo Magtanong, visited the city of Gwangju, Korea to sign a memorandum of Agreement (MOU) with Gwangju Health University (GHU).

The UPCD officials present during the signing of the MOU were UPCD Dean Danilo Magtanong, Asst. to the Dean Dr. Charlie Atienza, Current Prosthodontics Section Head Dr. Jean Arevalo and former Prosthodontics Section Head Dr. Ceasar Bautista. 

The GHU Officials present in the signing ceremonies were 
GHU President Myung Jin Chung, Hyeonjae Song, PhD, DVM-Director of the Office of Global Affairs, Gwangju Health University, Professor Jung Hwan Lee (Michael), PhD, Department of Dental Laboratory Technology Gwangju Health University, and Professor Kevin Dieter, MEd - Team Supervisor of the Office of Global Affairs 

Prosthodontics Section Faculty Members at the Asian Academy of Prosthodontics 11th Biennial Conference

Friday, September 21, 2018

Faculty Members of the UPCD Prosthodontics Section attending the Asian Academy of Prosthodontics 11th Biennial Conference
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 2018
Istana Hotel, Bukit Bintang, KL

(From L-R: Drs. Charlie Atienza,  Tristan Ramos (UP Manila Registrar) , Jean Arevalo, Dean Danny Magtanong, Ces Bautista)

UPCD - GHU Scientific Seminar

Friday, August 17, 2018


"Inter-Professional Education (IPE) Approach to Dental Prostheses:
An Industry, Dental Laboratory and Dentistry Perspective" 

When: 04 September 2018
12nn to 6:00 pm
Where: University of the Philippines College of Dentistry Auditorium

"CPD points applied" 


Evaluation of Digital Dentures from
A New Impression Method

Professor Sangwon Park
Chonnam National University
School of Dentistry
Dept. of Prosthodontics

CAD/CAM Digital Complete Dentures:
Several Commercial Publication Systems
Professor Jung Hwan Lee
Gwangju Health University
Dept. of Dental Technology
Pre-Registration (on or before August 28, 2018)
Dentist: P800
Faculty of Dental School: P600
Dental Technologist/Student: P500
Please deposit to:
Account Name: UP Manila Development Foundation
Peso Current Account Number: 1683-7000-55-23
Bank/Branch: PNB/PGH

On-site Registration
Dentist: P1,000
Faculty of Dental School: P800
Dental Technologist/Student: P700

* Please email copy of deposit slip together with your full name
PRC number and date of expiration to cesbau2011@gmail.com

Araw ng Pagkilala 2018

Thursday, June 21, 2018

Congratulations to the Graduating Class of 2018!

UPCD Recognition Ceremonies 2018
June 21, 2018
2:00 PM
University of the Philippines Manila
College of Dentistry

For Photos and Videos, visit the UPCD Facebook Page

Pagpupugay sa mga bagong dentista para sa bayan!

Monday, June 18, 2018

Pagpupugay sa mga bagong dentista para sa bayan mula sa UP College of Dentistry!
Napanatili ng UPCD ang kanilang 100% passing rate (theoretical and practical phases), at may tatlong topnotchers.
Ipinagmamalaki namin kayo!
(Banner/Photo courtesy of the UPCD Student Council)

UPCD Seminar in Cooperation with Khanna Institute of Dental Excellence

Thursday, May 24, 2018

The UP College of Dentistry in cooperation with Khanna Institute of Dental Excellence would like to invite dentists to attend our continuing education seminars scheduled for this month of June:

1. June 23, 2018 - 3CPD Points

"The Art of Complete Examination:Implementing Diagnostic Records for Predictable Success" by Dr. Neeraj Khanna, B.Sc., DDS
Saturday, June 23, 2018
9:00AM 5:00PM
UP College of Dentistry Building

2. June 24, 2018 - 3 CPD Points
"The Art of Aesthetic Dentistry: Predictable Aesthetics on a Solid Foundation" by Dr. Neeraj Khanna, B.Sc., DDS
Sunday, June 24, 2018
9:00AM 5:00PM
UP College of Dentistry Building

For details:

Registration Fee for the June 24 Seminar: P3500 (3 CPD)

For your questions, please contact
John Lim on:
Phone 02-2445572, 02-2445573
Mobile or VIBER 0928-5037843
or Email marketing@jchenny.com.ph
with the subject/s:

 1. "CExam Inquiry" for the June 23 Seminar
2. "Aesthetics Inquiry" for the June 24 Seminar

(UPDAA) UP Dental Alumni Association General Assembly

Saturday, May 19, 2018

The UP Dental Alumni Association will hold its 2018 General Assembly  on June 27, Wednesday, at the UPCD Auditorium, from 730am to 12noon.

Part I - 2 Lectures (with 2 CPD Points)
Part II - Presidents' (Centennial and Current) Reporting

Lecture1 : Data Privacy Act (Atty./Dr. Ivy Patdu of National Privacy Commission)
Lecture2 : Safeguarding Patient's Data (Dr. Charlie Atienza)

2 CPD Points but No Registration Fees Required
Limited to onky 100 UPDAA Members.

To Register, please email: updaa20182020@gmail.com
With the following info:

Full Name:
Original Batch:
PRC # and expiry date :

UPCD Faculty BLS Training

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Hey! Hey! Are you okay?
By Dr. Jean C. Arevalo

The UP College of Dentistry Faculty attended an American Heart Association (AHA) Life Support Course – BASIC LIFE SUPPORT (BLS) COURSE, provided by the Academy of Emergency Sciences (AES), last April 11, 2018 at the UPCD.
The AHA continuously updates and publishes resuscitation guidelines which set the standard for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) protocols around the world and make up the basis for the AHA courses used to educate millions of healthcare professionals each year. AHA Life Support courses teach the latest and most effective resuscitation practices using the best techniques in instruction and simulation. Our commitment to quality training makes AHA the certification of choice for hospitals both here and abroad.
High quality CPR for adults, children, and infants 

The AHA Chain of Survival, specifically the BLS components 

Use of an AED 

Effective ventilatons using a barrier device 

Importance of teams in a multi-rescuer CPR 

Relief of foreign-body airway obstruction (choking) for adults and infants 

The AES Emergency Medicine Specialists
Dr. Paolo Edgardo C. Palad Jr.
                                    Fellow, Philippine College of Emergency Medicine
                 Active ER Consultant, St. Luke’s Medical Center Global City and Asian Hospital and Medical Center

Dr. Maria Lourdes J. Suntay
                                      Fellow, Philippine College of Emergency Medicine
                Active ER Consultant, Asian Hospital and Medical Center 

Dr. Theresa Jane Po          Fellow, Philippine College of Emergency Medicine                                   ER Consultant, Cardinal Santos Medical Center
Mr. Jose V. Duque                           Nurse-EMT, Blue Dragon Fire and Rescue          Trauma Nurse, Orlando Regional Medical Center


Friday, March 23, 2018


The UP College of Dentistry Enhancement Course in Surgery was held from March 12 to 17, 2018. This was a 6-day straight live-in course (8am to 6 pm). Registration fee was PhP32,000 which included a 6 day hotel accommodation, full board meals (breakfast, lunch, dinner, am/pm snacks) and all materials for the workshop including ppe's like gloves and facemasks.
Participants were required to bring their basic instruments, forceps, luxators and anesthetic syringes.

For details of the course, please visit the updated website www.upcdoscourse.weebly.com
or contact the course director, Dr. Armin Segarra,  at 0917-530-5861.

The UPCD 103rd Foundation Day and Alumni Homecoming 2013

Friday, January 26, 2018

All roads will lead to Bayanihan Center, Unilab on February 8, 5:30 pm onwards with Batch 93's TBT (Throwback Thursday), Isang Pagbabalik-Tanaw, The 103rd Foundation Day and Alumni Homecoming 2013.
See you there!

Congratulations to Ma'am Nimfa Castro

Congratulations to Ma'am Nimfa Castro for being appointed as the new University Librarian.  UPCD would like to thank you for you outstanding service as our college librarian. We wish you all the best!