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A joint effort between the School of Dental Medicine and the Jonathan M. Tisch College of Citizenship and Public Service at Tufts, Dental Central, is helping to make service activities more accessible and to promote civic engagement.
On May 22, the Class of D2016 said farewell to faculty, staff, and clinic patients and took the next step of their dental career.
Commencement exercises for Tufts University took place at the Medford/Somerville campus, with the dental school’s commencement ceremony held at the Carmichael Quadrangle. This academic year 195 students received Doctor of more »
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 »
“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.
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.
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 »
Bryan Lyons, D95, takes his place on Team Hoyt and in Boston Marathon history.
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 »
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.
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.