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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.

Board Excellence Winner Named

Board Excellence Winner Named

Chris Guerinot was named the Eastman Institute for Oral Health winner for the Board Excellence Award.

New Endowed Fund Established

New Endowed Fund Established

The American and WNY Dental Partners Foundation have committed to a $50,000 endowed fund that will benefit graduating residents from all the various clinical programs. 

Dr. Chochlidakis Named Assistant Program Director

Dr. Chochlidakis Named Assistant Program Director

Dr. Konstantinos Chochlidakis has been named assistant program director of the Prosthodontic Program at UR Medicine’s Eastman Institute for Oral Health.

"Bubbles" Boost Search for Treatment to Aid Head and Neck Cancer Patients

"Bubbles" Boost Search for Treatment to Aid Head and Neck Cancer Patients

A scientific team at the University of Rochester is using innovative technology to discover preventative treatments for salivary gland radiation damage typical for head and neck cancer patients—and recently received a $3.8 million National Institutes of Health grant to support their investigation.

Center for Oral Biology Lands Third Training Grant from NIDCR

Center for Oral Biology Lands Third Training Grant from NIDCR

The Center for Oral Biology within UR Medicine’s Eastman Institute for Oral Health has been awarded $2.9 million to expand its renowned training program for oral biologists and dentist-scientists. This award includes Research Training and Research Education grants from the National Institute for Dental and Craniofacial Research, part of the National Institutes of Health.