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Meet Melanie

Posted: August 22nd, 2014

This fall, Melanie Sanches, D15, will spend her days in the Tufts Dental Clinic like hundreds of other TUSDM predoctoral students. She’ll be working with patients, learning from the practice coordinators and other faculty members, and preparing for life after graduation.

Farewell to Maria Tringale

Posted: July 31st, 2014

After 27 years of service to TUSDM, Maria Gove Tringale, Senior Director of Development and Alumni Relations, left Tufts on July 10 to accept a new position as Vice President for Individual and Corporate Giving at United Way of Massachusetts Bay.

Helping Hands

Posted: July 29th, 2014

Who were these teenagers? Alexandra Bassett, D14, first noticed them on the postgraduate floor at One Kneeland, where they were quietly lending a hand with suction or passing along instruments during procedures. She knew they were dental assisting students who showed up regularly but without much fanfare. Curious, and not particularly shy, Bassett struck up more »

ADEA Commission on Change and Innovation (CCI) Report

Posted: July 23rd, 2014

By Dr. Wai Cheung, Dr. Harish Gulati and Jennipher Murphy

The Girl He Couldn’t Turn Away

Posted: July 14th, 2014

A charity is born from a dentist’s desire to help a child with a disfiguring disease.
(Left: Leon Klempner, DG77, with Saline Atiene. Klempner assisted in the surgeries that helped repair her face. Photo: Christopher Appoldt)

Practice Makes Perfect

Posted: July 14th, 2014

On July 1, TUSDM embarked on a new pilot – though Assistant Professor Dr. Ruby Ghaffari would prefer another word.
“I would call this an initiative – I don’t like calling it a pilot,” she said. “I feel like we need to reinvent out of the box.”

Energy Drinks Causing Dental Disease In Young Athletes

Posted: July 8th, 2014

Boston CBS affiliate WBZ-TV features TUSDM in their story about the link between energy drinks and dental disease in young athletes. Watch the video

No Reservations

Posted: July 2nd, 2014

It’s a mid-December day on the Zia Indian pueblo, 35 miles outside of Albuquerque, N.M. The air is clear and sharp and infused with wood smoke. Adobe homes that blend in with their rocky surroundings line a winding road that snakes high up into the village where the Zia have lived for centuries.

Dental Sleep Medicine Mini-Residency

Posted: June 10th, 2014

Hands On Course – Class Size Limited

    • Dates & Times:

      Session I
      Thurs.-Sat., October 23-25, 2014, 8am-5pm
      Session II
      Thurs.-Sat., January 8-10, 2015, 8am-5pm
      Session III
      Thurs.-Sat., April 30-May more »

TADS: From Enthusiasm to Frustration

Posted: June 10th, 2014

Hands On Course – Class Size Limited

  • Dates: Fri. & Sat., December 5 & 6, 2014
  • Tuition:Friday $295; Saturday $395; Both Days $595
  • Credit: up to 9  hours
  • AGD Code: 370,371