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A Message from EIOH Director Dr. Eli Eliav


Over the last century, we have made a significant impact around the world in research and clinical training, and continue to proudly carry on George Eastman's legacy by helping the underserved and people with special needs. 

Our recent Centennial Celebration brought 700 people to Rochester to participate in our scientific symposium, gala and other events. It reminded me how special Eastman Institute for Oral Health is and am proud to be a part of this community that is passionate about improving the public's oral health.

We continue to expand on our founder's original mission, through innovative outreach, clinical treatments, and outstanding research programs, while training the next generation of specialists to carry their new knowledge and skills throughout the world.

We are in the processes of establishing new clinics to meet the needs of patients with medically complex conditions and special needs. Using inter-disciplinary approaches to treatment with increasing collaborations within the U of R Medical Center allows us to provide optimal care for our patients.

Our website contains a lot of comprehensive information for patients, prospective residents and the general public, but if there's something you'd like to inquire about, please don't hesitate to contact us.  Thank you!

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Dr. Eli Eliav