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Dental Art & Science

Posted: October 6th, 2015

Like so many procedures done at Tufts School of Dental Medicine, this one starts with an impression—not of a tooth, though, but of an ear or other facial feature. From that, maxillofacial prosthodontist Sujey Morgan casts an exact replica, in this case, a silicone prosthetic ear for a little boy born without one.

Myth Busters

Posted: October 6th, 2015

Among the skills a dentist must possess—clinical knowledge, nimble hands—the ability to listen to and communicate with patients has become more important than ever. As health care moves toward a more patient-centered model and as patients often arrive in the operatory with information they have gathered from the Internet or other sources, the ability to more »

Double the Impact

Posted: October 6th, 2015

As a child, Marina Castellino, D15, accidentally pulled out her older sister’s first loose tooth. She has known that dentistry was her passion ever since.


Posted: October 5th, 2015

Recently, Tufts University launched a new benefit for faculty! We now have access to lynda.com, an online subscription library that teaches the latest software, creative, and business skills through high-quality instructional videos. The Online Training Library provides access to thousands of hours of just-in-time training for Tufts users, all free of charge, 24-hours more »

Spotlight on Tom Lloyd, Practice Manager for the Department of Pediatric Dentistry

Posted: September 10th, 2015

When Tom Lloyd first came to the dental school, he quite literally started at the bottom.

Student Research Shines in 2015

Posted: September 10th, 2015

In its commitment to nurturing a vibrant research community, TUSDM has encouraged its students to get involved with research as soon as they enter dental school.

Professional Allies

Posted: August 24th, 2015

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

Posted: August 24th, 2015

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

Exploring Mind/Body Wellness

Posted: August 18th, 2015

It was 15 years ago that Dr. Christina Pastan realized just how exhausted she was.

TUSDM Receives HRSA Grants

Posted: August 18th, 2015

The future of public health at TUSDM is looking bright, after faculty members from the Department of Public Health and Community Service (DPHCS) received two grants from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to fund projects over the next several years.