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Dr. Jack Caton Awarded Master Clinician

Dr. Jack Caton Awarded Master Clinician

Dr. Jack Caton has received the 2017 Master Clinician Award from the American Academy of Periodontology.

 From Patient to Dentist: The Parallel Lives of Two Eastman Alumni

From Patient to Dentist: The Parallel Lives of Two Eastman Alumni

When young Robert Tarby was getting his braces on, who would have thought that he would become an orthodontist and work side by side with his orthodontist? 

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.