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Parents Grateful for Cleft Team, Donor Support

Parents Grateful for Cleft Team, Donor Support

When Neil and Valerie Folnsbee learned their son Sawyer would be born with a cleft lip and palate, they met with the Craniofacial and Cleft Team at UR Medicine and felt immediately they were in the right hands. Check out this letter from them.

Dr. Kolokythas Selected for Prestigious Program

Dr. Kolokythas Selected for Prestigious Program

Antonia Kolokythas, D.D.S., M.Sc., associate professor at Eastman Institute for Oral Health and chair of the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Department, has been accepted as a member of the 2018-2019 class of Fellows in the Hedwig van Ameringen Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine (ELAM) Program.

UR's Oral Health Research in Top 10 of Federally Funded Institutions

UR's Oral Health Research in Top 10 of Federally Funded Institutions

The University of Rochester /Eastman Institute for Oral Health is back in the top 10 list of institutions funded by the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR), part of National Institutes of Health.

EIOH Scientist to Study Role of Yeast in Kids with Severe Tooth Decay

EIOH Scientist to Study Role of Yeast in Kids with Severe Tooth Decay

Despite the profound and debilitating effects of Early Childhood Caries (ECC), and the extensive amount of resources spent to understand, treat and prevent it, it still remains one of the most common chronic childhood diseases, with nearly 1.8 billion new cases each year worldwide.

Oral Health Suffers Among  Alzheimer's Patients' Caregivers

Oral Health Suffers Among Alzheimer's Patients' Caregivers

An initial survey shows that oral health suffers among people who care for friends or loved ones with Alzheimer's Disease.