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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.

"You Changed My Life Completely," Patient Says

"You Changed My Life Completely," Patient Says

When 20-year-old Michael Crymes told his parents he wanted braces, they never thought they would have to travel to another city to find an orthodontist who would treat him.

That’s because Michael has Cerebral Palsy (CP), a disorder that affects body movement, muscle control and coordination, caused by damage to the developing brain.  

Eastman Institute Research Points to Chronic Pain Predictors

Eastman Institute Research Points to Chronic Pain Predictors

Eastman Institute for Oral Health research shows that exercise could be a valuable component in helping healthcare providers predict susceptibility to pain following injury or surgery.

Eastman Experts to Develop Interactive Training to Treat Patients with IDD

Eastman Experts to Develop Interactive Training to Treat Patients with IDD

Thanks to a recent grant award, Eastman Institute for Oral Health’s ongoing efforts to improve access to healthcare for patients with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) will be addressed through a new educational initiative.

Dr. David Levy is the 2019 Award of Merit Recipient

Dr. David Levy is the 2019 Award of Merit Recipient

Dr. David Levy is the 2019 Award of Merit Recipient from the Seventh District Dental Society.

Linda Lipani Awarded for Excellence

Linda Lipani Awarded for Excellence

Linda Lipani, registrar and director of Student Affairs, was named the winner of the 2019 University of Rochester Medical Center Board Excellence Award representing Eastman Institute for Oral Health.