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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 Institute Celebrates Class of 2017

Eastman Institute Celebrates Class of 2017

Eastman Institute for Oral Health held its annual convocation ceremony, awarding certificates to 64 people who traveled from around the world to gain post-doctoral specialty training in various disciplines of dentistry.

Eastman Institute Wins Jarvie-Burkhart Award

Eastman Institute Wins Jarvie-Burkhart Award

UR Medicine’s Eastman Institute for Oral Health has won the 2017 Jarvie-Burkhart Award, the highest honor bestowed by the New York State Dental Association (NYSDA).

EIOH Centennial a Success

EIOH Centennial a Success

About 700 people from 25 countries and the same number of states heard from experts and specialists this weekend as Eastman Institute for Oral Health marked its 100th anniversary by hosting a scientific and educational symposium and Centennial Gala.

Dr. Sharon Elad Honored

Dr. Sharon Elad Honored

Dr. Sharon Elad, chair, Eastman Institute for Oral Health’s Oral Medicine Department, was recognized recently as an Honorary Diplomate by the American Board of Oral Medicine (ABOM) during the annual American Academy of Oral Medicine Conference in Orlando, Florida.

Study reveals potential target for drug development for better control of dental pain

Study reveals potential target for drug development for better control of dental pain

A recent study from UR Medicine’s Eastman Institute for Oral Health published in the Journal of Dental Research (JDR) is challenging a longstanding hydrodynamic theory that states environment stimulation triggers fluid movement in a tooth’s hard tissue, which then stimulates the tooth’s nerves in its root, causing pain.