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Professional Allies

The scene could be any routine dental visit. Avanthi Tiruvadi, barely visible behind her mask and loupes, peers into her patient’s mouth. As she performs a periodontal exam, she calls out the condition of the gums around each tooth, and Hannah Therriault enters the information into the patient’s electronic chart.

Sjögren’s Invisible Symptoms

Patients manage to soldier on, despite fatigue, depression and cognitive issues, study finds

Visionary Work

Cells from dental pulp could be used to treat sight-stealing macular degeneration

Hurray for Bollywood

Shivani H. Patel grew up in Methuen, Massachusetts, on a steady diet of Bollywood films. She studied Indian dance and dreamed of one day appearing in the Hindi-language productions, which are filled with elaborate musical routines. But life unfolded in a more practical manner, and she landed at Tufts as a clinical instructor of operative dentistry ...

One Stop Health

Dentists upstairs, physicians downstairs. Integrated community clinics make it easier to care for patients—and for patients to take care of themselves.