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Prospective predental students all gathered at TUSDM on April 10 for the third annual Predental Day. The annual event, hosted by the Tufts chapters of the American Dental Education Association (ADEA) and the American Student Dental Association (ASDA), is a rare occasion for potential dental students to learn about dental school and dentistry as a more »
On March 4, the 14th and 15th floors of the TUSDM were transformed into an expo of commercial exhibitors and poster presentations showing the best of what student researchers have to offer.
Thousands of dental educators, students and administrators from around the nation arrived in Boston for the American Dental Education Association’s Annual Session and Exhibition. The session took place March 7 – 10 at the Hynes Convention Center.
By day, Dr. Shivani Patel, A03, D08, is a Clinical Instructor in the Department of Prosthodontics and Operative Dentistry. But since she was eight years old, she dreamt of running away to Bollywood and becoming a dancer.
How a stem cell researcher put his own worldview under the microscope and found a new calling
More than 49 million Americans live in areas where they have little or no access to dental care, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Enter a new concept: Virtudent, a company that would use virtual dental visits to serve those in the so-called dental deserts.
Patients with disabilities need dental care more than most. At Tufts, they have an ally.
It was a wintry Yankee Dental Congress this year, but a foot and a half of snow and whiteout conditions couldn’t stop dental professionals from across New England from trekking to the annual convention in Boston.
Medical conditions such as Crohn’s disease, lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes and HIV and even cancer treatment can cause oral health problems. Tufts School of Dental Medicine’s new postgraduate program in oral medicine will train dentists to care for these patients.
For Mark Brimhall-Vargas, a career focusing on social justice is the natural progression of his life’s circumstances