Category Archives: Homepage Slides

Why Can’t Teeth Heal Themselves?

Dr. Melissa Ing, associate professor in comprehensive care, talks to STAT News about why cavities can’t heal on their own.

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Dentist on Display: Aundrea Eady, D11, DG14

It was a ten minute conversation with a few prosthodontists in Hawaii that prompted Aundrea Eady, D11, DG14, to take the leap and make a bold career decision.

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Dentistry and camaraderie at the 2017 Yankee Dental Congress

Students, faculty, and alumni all shined at the 2017 Yankee Dental Congress, which took place January 25 – 29. Take a look at some of the highlights below:
Awards
The Massachusetts Dental Society (MDS) held a reception for its Leadership Institute and Foundation Ambassador program on January 26. Cheen Loo, DI10, more »

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News at One Kneeland: February 2017

ADA economist explores health care in the Trump presidency
On January 27, Marko Vujicic, visiting professor at Tufts and chief economist and vice president at the American Dental Association, gave a presentation on trends in the dental industry. The presentation, “Obamacare, Trumpcare and Your Health,” discussed how the shifting political landscape can have major more »

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A Head Start on Oral Health

Children attending Massachusetts’ Head Start programs have more cavities than other Bay State kids the same age, even though every Head Start child receives free dental screenings. Risha M. De Leon, DI16, MPH16, wanted to change that.

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Global Service Learning In Jamaica

This January, after several months of communication and preparation, Tufts Global Service Learning teamed up with Health Care International to provide dental care to patients in remote areas of Jamaica.
Our team of second and third year students were led by Dr. John Morgan. Having completed rotations in oral surgery, oral health more »

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Dentists on Display

Tufts Dental alums Meghann Dombroski, D10, DG14 and Tarryn Mac Carthy, DG04 met while teaching in Maine and realized their mutual interest in opening a practice. They decided to partner and recently opened mBrace Orthodontics, an orthodontics practice in Falmouth, Maine.

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Expanding Worldview

“Tufts—and the dental school especially—has always been an international school,” says Noshir Mehta, DG73, DI77, associate dean of global relations. With new exchange programs in Japan and Turkey, Tufts now has ties with 30 dental schools.

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All the Presidents’ Teeth

As a new president takes office, three faculty members from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine discussed the smiles of some former U.S. presidents. Based on what Alan Epstein, D82, Richard McNulty, D79, and Charles Rankin, D79, DG86, had to say, can you tell which president’s smile is which?

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Continuing Education Abroad: Iceland 2017

Join TUSDM Continuing Education for an exciting week of exploration and learning in Iceland. You’ll visit glaciers, caves, the blue lagoon spa, view the northern lights, and also have the opportunity to learn about oral surgery for the general dentist from Professor and Chair of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Dr. Maria Papageorge. 

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