Category Archives: News and Features
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.
New residency program to offer postgraduate training and promote oral health in Maine
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“Can I see safe hands?”
The patient, hearing the cue, dutifully holds his hands out, so the dental assistant has clear access during his dental appointment.
When he learned he needed a transplant, his world changed—but his determination to stay in school did not
Ask Dr. Bjorn Steffensen how he came to work at TUSDM, and he laughs.
“That’s a very long story,” he said.
TUSDM faculty and staff had the opportunity engage with the school’s leadership and receive information about major school initiatives during the school’s Town Hall meetings this month.