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Release: May 7, 2001

UI's Hospital Dentistry Institute moves to new space on May 14

IOWA CITY, Iowa -- The faculty and staff of Hospital Dentistry Institute, Merle L. Hale Clinic, in University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics will begin caring for their patients in a new facility on Monday, May 14 on level 5 of the Pomerantz Family Pavilion.

The state-of-the-art facility features expanded examination and consultation rooms, advanced surgical suites and an enlarged orthodontic operatory clinic. Patients will also appreciate the expansive reception and waiting area, enhanced privacy and convenient parking. The new clinic can be reached via Elevator L.

The Hospital Dentistry Institute provides family dental care as well as dental care in its specialty divisions, including: oral and maxillofacial surgery, maxillofacial prosthetics and orthodontics. The oral and maxillofacial service is widely recognized for its outstanding residency program, one of the most highly regarded in the country.

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