Category Archives: Homepage Slides

The Joys of Mentorship

Food and friendship forge bonds between students and faculty that extend beyond talk of classrooms and clinics. “It’s a nice interaction with the students outside of school where you can discuss things freely,” says Karen Wallach, D85, Associate Clinical Professor and Practice Coordinator.

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Free Dental Screening on February 15th

On February 15th, 2017, senior dental students are providing free dental screenings to recruit patients for a licensure exam. Some participants could receive further treatments at no cost, and all attendees will receive a free oral examination, and a gift no matter what! Space is limited, sign up today.

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News at One Kneeland: December 2016

Pediatric dentistry celebrates applicants
The Department of Pediatric Dentistry was busy on December 2 interviewing applicants for the pediatric postdoctoral program; they decided to do it in style. All the residents, faculty and staff members in the department dressed in their holiday best for the occasion, and took the time to snap a photo more »

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Dentist on Display: Stephanie Katz, D09

During her final year in dental school, Stephanie Katz, D09 was confident about her job prospects in private practice. But it was a prison–Osborn Correctional Institution in Somers, CT–where she found a better fit.

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21st Century DMD

Today’s dental students need to be nimble, and not just with their hands. That means dental students must now be taught with an eye on both the fundamentals of today and the possibilities for tomorrow.

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News at One Kneeland: November 2016

Tufts dental at the axiUm mid-year meeting
Representatives from the dental school attended the midyear meeting for axiUm users, which took place at Midwestern University in Glendale, Arizina September 12 – 14. Mary Jane Hanlon, assistant professor and assistant dean of predoctoral clinic administration, presented during the meeting on quality assurance in axiUm, and more »

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Dentist on Display: Kelly Kimiko Leong, D14, DG16

Kelly Kimiko Leong’s, D14, DG16 difficult decision to pospone graduation and take a year-long internship at the NIH ultimately cemented her passion for research and education, and led to her decision to become an endodontist.

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Dentist on Display: Kelly Kimiko Leong, D14, DG16


Kelly Kimiko Leong, D14, DG16, was faced with a challenging decision after completing three years of dental school. She had been selected to join the Medical Research Scholars Program at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The year-long research program would allow Leong to work on a comprehensive research project. However, it also more »

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Three-Dimensional Smiles


 
At first glance, Carroll Ann Trotman’s Facial Animation Laboratory in 75 Kneeland Street looks more like a photo or film studio than a dental research lab. Complex camera equipment stands at the ready, while computer stations display portraits taken. However, with this equipment, Trotman, professor and chair of orthodontics, is investigating more »

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Dentist On Display: Omar Abuzaineh, D13


Omar Abuzaineh, D13, can easily commute 500 miles a week. From his home in Flagstaff, AZ, he drives east 50 miles to reach the clinic at Winslow Indian Health Care Center (WIHCC). Some days, he reports to Winslow’s two satellite campuses in Leupp, AZ (40 minutes from Flagstaff), and in Dilkon, AZ (40 more »

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