Category Archives: News and Features

News and feature stories for Tuts Dental School

Remembering Dr. John Driscoll

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.”

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The Road Less Traveled

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.

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Spotlight on: Jane Steffensen

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 »

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Education with Byte

A computer game project headed by Jenny Citrin, D14, will help kids teach kids about oral health

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In His Father’s Footsteps

The end of one career leads to the beginning of another for dental family

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From Kentucky to Israel, TUSDM Celebrates the Holidays

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.

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Dr. Richard Sorbera, DG65

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.

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Farewell to Maureen Lombard

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.

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TUSDM Partners with Maine Medical Center

New residency program to offer postgraduate training and promote oral health in Maine
 
Watch on Channel 8 News >>

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Inside Tufts Dental Facilities of West Springfield

“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.

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