Patients with disabilities need dental care more than most. At Tufts, they have an ally.
Medical conditions such as Crohn’s disease, lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes and HIV and even cancer treatment can cause oral health problems. Tufts School of Dental Medicine’s new postgraduate program in oral medicine will train dentists to care for these patients.
A blueprint for promoting oral health for babies and moms-to-be
Gies Award for Outstanding Achievement by an Academic Dental Institution recognizes Tufts University School of Dental Medicine’s leadership in providing care to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities
The New York Times recently published an article on how to afford dental care, featuring Dr. Athena Papas, co-head of geriatric dentistry at the Tufts University School of Dental Medicine.