Category Archives: News and Features

News and feature stories for Tuts Dental School

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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Shoji’s Heart

When he learned he needed a transplant, his world changed—but his determination to stay in school did not

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Spotlight on Dr. Bjorn Steffensen

Ask Dr. Bjorn Steffensen how he came to work at TUSDM, and he laughs.
“That’s a very long story,” he said.

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Looking Ahead: The TUSDM Town Hall Meetings

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.

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Spotlight on Dr. Nicole Holland

When it comes to patient care, according to Dr. Nicole Holland, communication is key.

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Tufts Dental Facilities Bring Care and Comfort

See coverage from WWLP-22News on the grand opening of the Tufts Dental Facility in West Springfield.

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