KCU in the News
Don't skip flossing when it comes to oral hygiene practices
Flossing is one of the most important oral hygiene practices to protect your teeth against plaque, the bacteria that causes tooth decay and gum disease. KCU’s Dr. Linda Niessen demonstrates the proper technique.
Smart food choices can benefit your oral health
A diet overhaul is one of the most common New Year’s resolutions made every year. Making smart food choices can benefit more than just our waistlines by ensuring a healthy smile all year long. KCU’s Dr. Linda Niessen explains.
Healthy smiles contribute to overall health
KCU’s College of Dental Medicine and Bright Futures Carthage each received $10,000 grants from the Community Foundation of the Ozarks to improve dental health for children in rural communities. Dr. Linda Niessen explains how healthy smiles contribute to overall health.
Signs and symptoms of thyroid concerns
Though it’s a small gland, the thyroid has a big job producing and releasing vital hormones that regulate the body’s metabolic rate, growth and development. When it’s not working properly, it can result in a number of health issues. KCU’s Dr. Ken Stewart explains.
Kansas City University welcomes new director for the Center for Population Health and Equity
Kansas City University is pleased to announce the addition of Catherine Lindsey Satterwhite, PhD, MSPH, MPH, who will serve as the executive director of the new Center for Population Health and Equity.
KCU's John Paulson, DO, named Access Family Care's interim chief medical officer
John Paulson, DO, PhD, will serve as interim chief medical officer for Access Family Care in Southwest Missouri, acting as lead expert on medical and public health topics.
Health benefits of laughter
We’ve all heard the phrase “laughter is the best medicine.” Turns out, it's true- for your mental as well as physical health. Dr. Amy Sickel, director of Clinical Psychology Training at Kansas City University, shares some laughs with the news anchors on Fox 4 in Kansas City to demonstrate the many health benefits of laughter.
KCU dental students learn leadership skills while developing a charitable mentality
KCU’s Linda Niessen, DMD, spoke to the South Florida District Dental Association about how students learn leadership skills while developing a charitable mentality in addition to the formal dental training they receive at KCU-CDM.