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Service and a Smile

Posted: February 6th, 2014

The award-winning staff at Tufts Dental Facilities of West Springfield provide care to those who might not otherwise

receive it

Interactive Strategy Increases Participation

Posted: February 4th, 2014

Interactive strategies can help faculty facilitate student attendance, participation and inquiry!

Remembering Dr. John Driscoll

Posted: January 31st, 2014

Dr. John Driscoll could be a daunting presence in the classroom and in the clinic.
“We called him ‘The Bear,’” said Dr. Kathryn Ragalis, Associate Professor in the Department of Diagnosis and Health Promotion, “When I first met him I was afraid of him.”

The Road Less Traveled

Posted: January 31st, 2014

It’s remote. It’s small. It’s professionally challenging. Apparently, it’s also one of the bear capitals of the world. But none of those things have stopped Dr. Katherine Dubois, D12, the lone dentist practicing in the tiny island village of Wrangell, Alaska.

Spotlight on: Jane Steffensen

Posted: January 31st, 2014

To pinpoint the source of Jane Steffensen’s passion for public health, one must go back to the University of Michigan’s School of Dentistry. While pursuing her degree in dental hygiene, Steffensen spent several summers working in a special program between the Michigan Department of Health and the dental school to provide oral health care to more »

Seven Decades of Smiles

Posted: January 13th, 2014

Now in her 70s, Nancy Farris has fond memories of the Tufts clinics where she’s been coming for her dental care since she was a child

Education with Byte

Posted: January 13th, 2014

A computer game project headed by Jenny Citrin, D14, will help kids teach kids about oral health

In His Father’s Footsteps

Posted: January 13th, 2014

The end of one career leads to the beginning of another for dental family

From Kentucky to Israel, TUSDM Celebrates the Holidays

Posted: January 13th, 2014

Before leaving for the Winter Break, Dean Huw Thomas sent holiday greetings to the TUSDM staff and faculty with remembrances of his childhood holidays in Wales.

Enhancing Restorative Results: Soft Tissue Grafting

Posted: January 6th, 2014

JAMES KOHNER, D.D.S., Leading expert in periodontal care; 35 years in private practice and 20 years teaching
Learn evidence-based solutions for the soft tissue challenges you face on a daily basis, and how to cover those exposed roots and predictably stop recession. In this workshop, methods are illustrated to solve those problems and enhance more »