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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.

Toothbrush Techniques? EIOH Experts Weigh In

Toothbrush Techniques? EIOH Experts Weigh In

How often and how well we brush our teeth can make a significantly positive or negative impact on our oral health.  A study published recently in the British Dental Journal and gaining wide media attention, showed that there is little agreement among experts around the world on the technique that is best to prevent cavities and gum disease.

Eastman Institute for Oral Health experts say the best technique for one person may not be the best approach for another.

Pediatric Dentist Learned to Address Barriers, Advocate for Patients

Pediatric Dentist Learned to Address Barriers, Advocate for Patients

When Moncy Mathew, DDS, MPH, who graduated from the Eastman Dental pediatric dentistry program, encountered patients with complex psychosocial issues, he sought consultation with Eastman Dental’s social worker.

$1.3 Million Prosthodontic Clinic Renovation Complete at Eastman Dental

$1.3 Million Prosthodontic Clinic Renovation Complete at Eastman Dental

Dental patients have begun to enjoy the recently completed $1.3 million renovation and expansion in Eastman Dental’s Prosthodontic clinic.  Additional treatment rooms, the latest technology and new equipment have improved patient privacy and comfort, and enhanced care provision.

Marit Aure, PhD, Shares 1st Place in World-Wide Dental Research Contest

Marit Aure, PhD, Shares 1st Place in World-Wide Dental Research Contest

Postdoctoral associate Marit Aure, PhD, of the Center for Oral Biology in the Eastman Institute for Oral Health, tied for first place at the highly-competitive International Association for Dental Research/Johnson & Johnson Hatton Awards Competition held recently in Cape Town, South Africa

Five Recognized for Research Excellence

Five Recognized for Research Excellence

Five Eastman Institute for Oral Health professionals were recognized at this month’s American Association for Dental Research’s local meeting.