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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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Pain Relievers

At the TUSDM Craniofacial Pain Center, a team of specialists from many disciplines work together to unravel the puzzle of seemingly intractable facial pain.

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### Implant Procedure Price Comparison

This chart is for comparison purposes ONLY.
Fees are estimated and may change. Each patient’s total cost of care will vary, and additional treatments may be required for successful implant treatments. Your dentist will advise you on the best procedures for your needs.
Common Implant Procedure Price Examples:*

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Take a bite out of dental bills

A recent article in CNBC recommends that consumers check out dental schools such as TUSDM to find affordable, high-quality care. As baby boomers approach retirement, cost is a growing concern as Medicare does not cover many dental procedures. 

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Safety Gap

Shortcomings in protective eyewear have spurred a new look at standards. After some personal experience with eye injuries, Peter Arsenault, D94 and an associate clinical professor in the department of comprehensive care at the School of Dental Medicine, brought the eyewear safety issue to the ADA and now leads a subcommittee on the issue.

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Grow Your Own

Pam Yelick, G89, a professor of orthodontics and director of the division of craniofacial and molecular genetics, and her colleagues are developing ways to grow healthy new teeth and bone from dental stem cells—a type of “universal cell” that can morph into many different types of oral tissue. 

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New Orthodontics Graduate Program Director

Tufts University School of Dental Medicine welcomes Dr. Sercan Akyalcin as Graduate Program Director in the Department of Orthodontics. Dr. Akayalcin comes from University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. Learn more .

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Evolution in the Tufts Dental Clinic

In 2014, Dr. Ruby Ghaffari, Senior Practice Coordinator, and Dr. Yun Saksena, Lead Practice Coordinator, were working in a state of flux. In July, they introduced the fourth floor pre-doctoral clinic to a new clinical practice model centered on improved student learning and faculty teamwork, patient service, practice management principles and clinical efficiency.

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Spotlight on Tom Lloyd, Practice Manager for the Department of Pediatric Dentistry

When Tom Lloyd first came to the dental school, he quite literally started at the bottom.

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