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.
For Mark Brimhall-Vargas, a career focusing on social justice is the natural progression of his life’s circumstances
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.
A new tooth-whitening product is coming on the market, and the manufacturer has a research contract with a dental school clinic to assess its effectiveness.
The number of patients hospitalized for dental infections that could have been prevented with regular care or in-office root canals rose nearly 42 percent from 2000 to 2008, according to a first-of-its-kind study. In contrast, hospitalizations for all causes increased 5.3 percent during that same nine-year period.