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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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A Day with the Experts: Prosthodontics, Implants and Restorative Dentistry with Drs. Gerard Kugel and Hans-Peter Weber

Posted: February 24th, 2015

Hands On Course – Class Size Limited

  • Date: Fri., May 29, 2015
  • Time: 9am – 3pm
  • Tuition: $899 Doctor
  • Credit: 5 hours – participation
  • AGD Code: 250,610, 670
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New Oral Medicine Program

Posted: February 5th, 2015

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.

Tufts Appoints Chief Diversity Officer

Posted: January 30th, 2015

For Mark Brimhall-Vargas, a career focusing on social justice is the natural progression of his life’s circumstances