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Tufts Appoints Chief Diversity Officer

For Mark Brimhall-Vargas, a career focusing on social justice is the natural progression of his life’s circumstances

Right from the Very Start

A blueprint for promoting oral health for babies and moms-to-be

Tufts Dental Facilities to Receive National Award

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

NY Times: Long-in-the-Tooth Dental Advice

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.

Practice Perfect

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.

Preventing Needless Dental Emergencies

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.