Category Archives: News and Features
Nearly 28,000 dental professionals converged on the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center from January 30 through February 2 for the 2014 Yankee Dental Congress, hosted by the Massachusetts Dental Society. The congress featured dozens of speakers, hundreds of exhibitors, and many special events. And throughout the entire congress, TUSDM was present to celebrate and learn.
In Honduras, they are known as la brigada, or “the brigade.” And they are on a mission to bring new smiles to patients there.
Dr. John Driscoll could be a daunting presence in the classroom and in the clinic.
“We called him ‘The Bear,’” said Dr. Kathryn Ragalis, Associate Professor in the Department of Diagnosis and Health Promotion, “When I first met him I was afraid of him.”
It’s remote. It’s small. It’s professionally challenging. Apparently, it’s also one of the bear capitals of the world. But none of those things have stopped Dr. Katherine Dubois, D12, the lone dentist practicing in the tiny island village of Wrangell, Alaska.
To pinpoint the source of Jane Steffensen’s passion for public health, one must go back to the University of Michigan’s School of Dentistry. While pursuing her degree in dental hygiene, Steffensen spent several summers working in a special program between the Michigan Department of Health and the dental school to provide oral health care to more »
A computer game project headed by Jenny Citrin, D14, will help kids teach kids about oral health
The end of one career leads to the beginning of another for dental family
Before leaving for the Winter Break, Dean Huw Thomas sent holiday greetings to the TUSDM staff and faculty with remembrances of his childhood holidays in Wales.
In December of 2013, we profiled Dr. Richard Sorbera, Clinical Professor in the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Dr. Sorbera passed away on May 28. The interview is reposted below, as well as messages from TUSDM faculty and alumni who wrote in to express their condolences and remember his life.
Maureen Lombard has been working in dental offices since she was 14 years old, when her family dentist called looking for a part-time dental assistant.