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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.

Resident Spotlight - Dr. Elli Anna Kotsailidi

Resident Spotlight - Dr. Elli Anna Kotsailidi

Dr. Elli Anna Kotsailidi graduates next week from the Periodontics Residency Program, and will join the EIOH family as a faculty member.

Resident Spotlight - Dr. Tehila Cohen

Resident Spotlight - Dr. Tehila Cohen

Dr. Tehila Cohen, of Israel, found her experience as a resident at Eastman gave her valuable experience in treating patients with dental phobias, older adults and those with special needs.

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.

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.