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Unique SMILEmobile Gives First-of-its-Kind Access to Patients with Special Needs

UR Medicine’s Eastman Institute for Oral Health today presented a new, custom designed SMILEmobile that provides first-of-its-kind access to people with special needs, including older adults, people with developmental disabilities and other medically complex conditions.

Eastman Residents Volunteer to Make a Difference

Eastman Residents Volunteer to Make a Difference

Emphasizing the importance of good oral habits at a young age is critical, says Linda Rasubala, DDS, PhD, a dentist and faculty member with Eastman Dental, part of Eastman Institute for Oral Health at UR Medicine.

That’s why each year she takes the time to coordinate an educational event for both the EIOH residents and The Children’s School at the University of Rochester Medical Center, a day care and preschool and kindergarten for 120 children up to age 6. Oral B sponsored the event and generously donated goodie bags with oral health products for the children and electric toothbrushes for the school’s teachers.

National Dental Research Meeting Held Here

National Dental Research Meeting Held Here

Some 50 leaders from around the U.S., representing a $67 million, seven-year National Institutes of Health/National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research grant on practice-based research were in Rochester recently to evaluate progress to date, share input from various teams and committees and set strategic goals moving forward.

EIOH Professor to Receive Golden Medallion Award

EIOH Professor to Receive Golden Medallion Award

For 40 years, Gerald Graser, DDS,  MS, has been influencing the people around him.

“There is not a single day that goes by that I don’t think of something that he taught me,” said Izchak Barzilay, DDS, MS, a 1986 graduate of the EIOH prosthodontic program and now runs a successful practice in Toronto.

Residents and Rocks Motivate This Alum

Residents and Rocks Motivate This Alum

Len Fishman is kind and unassuming, and almost always is wearing a broad, contagious smile. “I love this phase of my life,” he said matter of factly. “I live simply and want for nothing.”  His life is full because it has everything he loves – his family and friends, his work as an orthodontics professor and as a professional sculptor.

URMC Mourns Passing of EIOH Orthodontics Chair Dr. J. Daniel Subtelny

URMC Mourns Passing of EIOH Orthodontics Chair Dr. J. Daniel Subtelny

J. Daniel Subtelny, DDS, a pioneer in the field of craniofacial orthodontics and longtime chair and faculty member at URMC’s Eastman Institute for Oral Health, passed away Sept. 17 at the age of 92.