How a stem cell researcher put his own worldview under the microscope and found a new calling
More than 49 million Americans live in areas where they have little or no access to dental care, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Enter a new concept: Virtudent, a company that would use virtual dental visits to serve those in the so-called dental deserts.
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