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Resident Spotlight - Dr. Sergio Trevino De Lascurain

Resident Spotlight - Dr. Sergio Trevino De Lascurain

Dr. Sergio Trevino de Lascurain, of Mexico City, reflects on his residency at Eastman Institute for Oral Health before he graduates next month.

Resident Spotlight - Dr. Hamid Tofighi

Resident Spotlight - Dr. Hamid Tofighi

After completing Eastman Institute's AEGD program in 2016, he then finished Eastman’s GPR program, a Fellowship focusing on serving patients with medically complex and special needs, a master’s in Public Health, and will soon complete the Pediatric Dentistry program next month.

Experts in IDD Gather to Learn from Each Other

Experts in IDD Gather to Learn from Each Other

The American Academy of Developmental Medicine and Dentistry’s One Voice annual conference was held in Rochester, NY, where physicians, dentists and other leaders in the field gathered at Eastman Institute a day early for engaging panel discussions, presentations and meaningful discussions about how to make more progress in healthcare provision for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

This Department's First Nurse Manager Brings Perfect Skill Set

This Department's First Nurse Manager Brings Perfect Skill Set

While dentists, hygienists and dental assistants comprise a typical dental office, sometimes nurses are part of the provider team.

In fact, five registered nurses, four dental assistants and three surgical technicians are among the team alongside oral and maxillofacial surgeons who perform more complex dental procedures like biopsies for oral lesions, preparation for implants, wisdom teeth extraction, and other procedures done under deep sedation.

Former SMH Nurse Finds Perfect Job in Dentistry

Former SMH Nurse Finds Perfect Job in Dentistry

People rarely think about nurses as part of the team in a dental office. But Courtney Speers, RN, BSN, works to enhance patient care at Eastman Institute for Oral Health in a variety of ways.