Category Archives: News and Features

News and feature stories for Tuts Dental School

One Stop Health

Dentists upstairs, physicians downstairs. Integrated community clinics make it easier to care for patients—and for patients to take care of themselves.

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New Departments at TUSDM

On May 20, Dean Huw Thomas announced several important updates to the dental school’s organization and leadership.

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Community Dental receives Tufts Distinction

TUSDM’s Community Dental Hygiene Team was honored on June 11 during the Tufts Distinction Awards, the annual celebration of the best and brightest of Tufts University faculty and staff.

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Fighting Disaster in Nepal

Dr. Mabi Singh was outside one of the oldest temples in Nepal when the world began to shake.

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TUSDM 2015 Graduation Round-Up

TUSDM ushered the Class of D2015 into the world of dentistry on May 17, during the 147th Commencement Ceremony.

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Predental Day 2015

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 »

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Bates-Andrews Research Day 2015

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.

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ADEA 2015: Dean Thomas Speaks, TDF Wins Gies Award

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.

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TUSDM’s Dr. Shivani Patel on ‘Dance India Dance’

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.

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The People’s Science

How a stem cell researcher put his own worldview under the microscope and found a new calling

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