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News at One Kneeland: May 2016

TUSDM faculty member secures Tier II PCORI funding
The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) recently awarded John Morgan, professor in public health and community service, Tier II funding to support his project for improving oral health for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). Morgan will use the funds, approximately $25,000 over the next more »

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At Tufts Dental School, Students Learn to Relax

“You have to take care of yourself in order to take care of others,” says Dr. Christina Pastan, D91, DG94, the dental school’s first first director of mind-body wellness.

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Less Stress

Emphasis on mind-body wellness aims to ease the path for busy TUSDM students. “You have to take care of yourself in order to take care of others,” says Dr. Christina Pastan, D91, DG94, the dental school’s first first director of mind-body wellness.

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TUSDM Shines at the AADR


Right on the heels of the American Dental Education Association’s Annual Meeting in March, the American Association of Dental Research (AADR) brought the dental school out west to sunny Los Angeles for their Annual Meeting and Exhibition March 16 through 19.
TUSDM Student Research Dominates
The AADR National Student Research Group more »

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A Friend to the Finish

Bryan Lyons, D95, takes his place on Team Hoyt and in Boston Marathon history.

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News at One Kneeland – April 2016

Tufts guides oral health for mothers-to-be
The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MDPH) recently released a report outlining oral health practice guidelines for pregnancy and early childhood. The report, which was developed over the course of two years, was created by a steering committee that included David Leader, associate professor in comprehensive care, as more »

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Model Approach to Cleft Surgery

Cleft lip and cleft palate are the most common birth defects in the U.S., affecting 1 in 940 and 1 in 1,574 children, respectively; 3D technology is helping surgeons sharpen their treatment plans.

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That Human Touch

Two years ago, the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA) sent a message to dental schools around the country: don’t forget the human element. Creating a culture of respect has emerged as a national priority in dental education. 

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Patient Testimonials

Since 1868 Tufts dental school has been a community fixture, providing exceptional dental care to patients in New England and beyond. Today, more than 30,000 patients choose us for their dental care each year. We’ve changed a lot in nearly 150 years, but our commitment to the community has not. In the words more »

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News at One Kneeland – March 2016

“Hacking” dental education: The American Dental Education Association (ADEA) held their 2nd annual New England Curriculum Hack-A-Thon, an opportunity for dental students to team up to create a model dental school and preclinical and clinical dental curricula. About 35 students took part in the hack-a-thon, representing TUSDM, Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of more »

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