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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.

Dr. McLaren Inducted in the American College of Dentists

Dr. McLaren Inducted in the American College of Dentists

Sean McLaren (GPR ‘03 Pedo ‘06 ), chair and program director for EIOH’s Pediatric Dentistry Department, was named a Fellow in the American College of Dentists, the oldest major honorary organization for dentists. Its members have exemplified excellence through outstanding leadership and exceptional contributions to dentistry and society.

EIOH's Kim Hampton Wins Board Excellence Award

EIOH's Kim Hampton Wins Board Excellence Award

Kim Hampton, Lead Dental Assistant in General Dentistry, won the coveted University of Rochester Board Excellence Award.

Former Center for Oral Biology Chair William Bowen Dies

Former Center for Oral Biology Chair William Bowen Dies

Former Center for Oral Biology Chair  William H. Bowen, B.D.S., Ph.D., an accomplished scientist, mentor and leader, passed away November 15.

Dr. Stanley Handelman Remembered

Dr. Stanley Handelman Remembered

From the moment you met him, you were immediately captivated. And whether you knew him for years or just a few months, you were changed because of him.

“Stan Handelman was a truly remarkable person, and his insights and advice have had a profound impact on my life,” said Oivind E. Jensen, DDS, MS (GenDen ’76, MS ’78). “Stan’s impact on postgraduate training and the hundreds of dentists he mentored over the years is legendary.”

First-ever Study Shows E-cigarettes Cause Damage to Gum Tissue

First-ever Study Shows E-cigarettes Cause Damage to Gum Tissue

A University of Rochester Medical Center study suggests that electronic cigarettes are as equally damaging to gums and teeth as conventional cigarettes.