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Bates-Andrews Research Day 2015

Posted: April 2nd, 2015

On March 4, the 14th and 15th floors of the TUSDM were transformed into an expo of commercial exhibitors and poster presentations showing the best of what student researchers have to offer.

ADEA 2015: Dean Thomas Speaks, TDF Wins Gies Award

Posted: April 2nd, 2015

Thousands of dental educators, students and administrators from around the nation arrived in Boston for the American Dental Education Association’s Annual Session and Exhibition. The session took place March 7 – 10 at the Hynes Convention Center.

TUSDM’s Dr. Shivani Patel on ‘Dance India Dance’

Posted: April 2nd, 2015

By day, Dr. Shivani Patel, A03, D08, is a Clinical Instructor in the Department of Prosthodontics and Operative Dentistry. But since she was eight years old, she dreamt of running away to Bollywood and becoming a dancer.

The People’s Science

Posted: March 30th, 2015

How a stem cell researcher put his own worldview under the microscope and found a new calling

Head in the Clouds

Posted: March 30th, 2015

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.

Our Specialty

Posted: March 2nd, 2015

Patients with disabilities need dental care more than most. At Tufts, they have an ally.

Remembering Dr. Laura Camacho-Castro

Posted: March 2nd, 2015

For more than 25 years, Dr. Laura Camacho-Castro, DIS09, DG83, Associate Clinical Professor, filled the Department of Pediatric Dentistry with kindness, sparkling humor, and devotion to both students and patients.

TUSDM at Yankee Dental Congress 2015

Posted: March 2nd, 2015

It was a wintry Yankee Dental Congress this year, but a foot and a half of snow and whiteout conditions couldn’t stop dental professionals from across New England from trekking to the annual convention in Boston.

Faculty Engaging Students in New Ways

Posted: March 2nd, 2015

Research suggests when students are sitting in a traditional lecture their attention span is focused for only 15 minutes (Prince, 2004) and then they can become bored.  “Students can read and learn information on their own, but they need instructors to act as coaches and mentors to stimulate and challenge their thinking, guide more »

Impress Your Patients and Put “The Bite” Back in Your Denture Cases!

Posted: February 27th, 2015

Hands On Course – Class Size Limited

  • Date: Sat., June 13, 2015
  • Time: 9am-5pm
  • Tuition: $395 Doctor; $195 Other Staff
  • Credit: 7 hours – Lecture
  • AGD Code: 670
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