Category Archives: Homepage Slides

Tufts Dental Facilities to Receive National Award

Gies Award for Outstanding Achievement by an Academic Dental Institution recognizes Tufts University School of Dental Medicine’s leadership in providing care to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities

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NY Times: Long-in-the-Tooth Dental Advice

The New York Times recently published an article on how to afford dental care, featuring Dr. Athena Papas, co-head of geriatric dentistry at the Tufts University School of Dental Medicine.

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Practice Perfect

A new tooth-whitening product is coming on the market, and the manufacturer has a research contract with a dental school clinic to assess its effectiveness.

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Not Just Talk

Nicole Holland was still a dental student working in the clinics when she began to see the bigger picture. She dutifully taught her patients how to take care of their teeth at home, but they usually didn’t follow through. She figured there had to be a better way to reach them.

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Preventing Needless Dental Emergencies

The number of patients hospitalized for dental infections that could have been prevented with regular care or in-office root canals rose nearly 42 percent from 2000 to 2008, according to a first-of-its-kind study. In contrast, hospitalizations for all causes increased 5.3 percent during that same nine-year period.

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An Inclusive Practice

Dentists and other health-care providers need to create a welcoming environment for LGBT patients. (Illustration: TheiSpot/Jing Tsong)

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TUSDM Welcomes the Class of D2018

TUSDM recently welcomed 195 new members into the dental community.

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Service and a Smile

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

receive it

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Seven Decades of Smiles

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

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Education with Byte

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

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