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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.

 From Patient to Dentist: The Parallel Lives of Two Eastman Alumni

From Patient to Dentist: The Parallel Lives of Two Eastman Alumni

When young Robert Tarby was getting his braces on, who would have thought that he would become an orthodontist and work side by side with his orthodontist? 

Drs. Wong and Shope Promoted

Drs. Wong and Shope Promoted

Dr. Cynthia Wong and Dr. Erin Shope have been promoted within the Eastman Institute for Oral Health Pediatric Dentistry Department.

New Report Released on Pain and Opioid Epidemic

New Report Released on Pain and Opioid Epidemic

UR Medicine's Eastman Institute for Oral Health Director and chronic pain expert Dr. Eli Eliav was part of a national team of specialists charged with studying pain management and the opioid epidemic. The team released a report, with several recommendations that are key to successfully addressing the growing problem.

EIOH Periodontal Alumnus Donates $500K

EIOH Periodontal Alumnus Donates $500K

Thanks to a generous gift, an Eastman Institute for Oral Health periodontal alumnus will provide many residents an opportunity he wishes he had in the early 1990’s.

Keeping Kory's Smile and Legacy Alive

Keeping Kory's Smile and Legacy Alive

When one of Paul Blythe’s close friends Kory Rauscher died in a snowmobile accident, Kory’s family and friends started an annual golf tournament in his honor, giving part of the proceeds to benefit the families of children born with cleft lip and palate, like Kory’s nephew Nathan. Shortly after Nathan’s birth, his parents drove from Waterloo to Eastman Institute for Oral Health in Rochester every week for three months for special treatment.