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Thousands of dental educators, students and administrators from around the nation arrived in Boston for the American Dental Education Association’s Annual Session and Exhibition. The session took place March 7 – 10 at the Hynes Convention Center.
By day, Dr. Shivani Patel, A03, D08, is a Clinical Instructor in the Department of Prosthodontics and Operative Dentistry. But since she was eight years old, she dreamt of running away to Bollywood and becoming a dancer.
How a stem cell researcher put his own worldview under the microscope and found a new calling
Patients with disabilities need dental care more than most. At Tufts, they have an ally.
It was a wintry Yankee Dental Congress this year, but a foot and a half of snow and whiteout conditions couldn’t stop dental professionals from across New England from trekking to the annual convention in Boston.
Medical conditions such as Crohn’s disease, lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes and HIV and even cancer treatment can cause oral health problems. Tufts School of Dental Medicine’s new postgraduate program in oral medicine will train dentists to care for these patients.
For Mark Brimhall-Vargas, a career focusing on social justice is the natural progression of his life’s circumstances
In 1969, Dr. Edward D’Eramo went from being a student Tufts Dental School, to a graduate, to a junior faculty member in the Department of Restorative Dentistry – all in about three days.
It’s a bit of an understatement to say that the average dental student has limited time. So between class, studying, and clinic time there’s little availability for adding in community service. Happily, in an effort to foster civic engagement and strengthen community service at TUSDM, the Department of Public Health and Community Service (DPHCS) is more »
A blueprint for promoting oral health for babies and moms-to-be