Category Archives: News and Features

News and feature stories for Tuts Dental School

Students Reaching Out

The following was written by Alec Eidelman, D18, who reflected on his and his classmates’ service work as part of the Oral Health Promotion course.
If you catch a first year dental student outside of the gross anatomy lab, inside the simulation clinic, or enduring late nights in the library you may be surprised more »

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Dental Art & Science

Like so many procedures done at Tufts School of Dental Medicine, this one starts with an impression—not of a tooth, though, but of an ear or other facial feature. From that, maxillofacial prosthodontist Sujey Morgan casts an exact replica, in this case, a silicone prosthetic ear for a little boy born without one.

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Myth Busters

Among the skills a dentist must possess—clinical knowledge, nimble hands—the ability to listen to and communicate with patients has become more important than ever. As health care moves toward a more patient-centered model and as patients often arrive in the operatory with information they have gathered from the Internet or other sources, the ability to more »

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Double the Impact

As a child, Marina Castellino, D15, accidentally pulled out her older sister’s first loose tooth. She has known that dentistry was her passion ever since.

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Welcome to the Class of D2019

TUSDM recently welcomed 203 new members into the dental community.

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Inside the Hidden Curriculum

On June 29, faculty and staff were introduced to the lessons they may not know they’re teaching.

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2015 Postgraduate Commencement Round-Up

Celebrations abounded this June as TUSDM recognized the 65 residents who completed their postgraduate programs this past academic year.

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Introducing Betty Ann Kearney, Senior Director of Development and Alumni Relations

The Office of Development and Alumni Relations was thrilled to introduce Elizabeth (Betty Ann) Kearney, who was recently selected as the office’s new Senior Director.

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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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