Category Archives: News and Features
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.
When it comes to patient care, according to Dr. Nicole Holland, communication is key.
See coverage from WWLP-22News on the grand opening of the Tufts Dental Facility in West Springfield.
TUSDM students had a chance to reflect and celebrate their entrance into the health professions this fall with the TUSDM White Coat Ceremonies for the D16 and D17 classes.