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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.

New Dental Career Fellowship Offered at EIOH

New Dental Career Fellowship Offered at EIOH

Eastman Institute for Oral Health has established a new Dental Career Fellowship to provide advanced education to dentists interested in increasing their knowledge in the various disciplines of dentistry. Concentrated one-year Fellowship program tracks are available in General Dentistry, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Pediatric Dentistry, Prosthodontics, Periodontics and Dental Implantology , Oral Medicine, Urgent Care, Geriatric Dentistry, Orthodontics, Community Dentistry and Translational Research in General Dentistry.

Bethany Lindsey Honored

Bethany Lindsey Honored

Bethany Lindsey, a Lead Patient Services Representative in Eastman Dental's Pediatric Dentistry Department, won the coveted University of Rochester Medical Center Board Excellence Award.

Santa Collection Continues Holiday Cheer

Santa Collection Continues Holiday Cheer

For most people by January 2, the gifts have been exchanged or returned, thank you notes written, diets started, and all the decorations put away until next year, putting a close to the holiday season.

But that is definitely not the case for EIOH Dental Assistant Bert Buettner, who has always held a special place in his heart for Santa.  So much so, that he began a collection of Santa figures when he was in middle school. Today, his collection has grown impressively and is an amazing sight to see.  He and his family open their home every year to his co-workers and friends to share in the holiday joy and carry on the unique delight and enhancement that only Santa Claus can offer.

Giving Back is a Part of EIOH Learning

Giving Back is a Part of EIOH Learning

Dr. Linda Rasubala shared one of her favorite quotes at a luncheon reception after a morning of serving the community.

“Life is a gift; it offers us the privilege, opportunity, and responsibility to give something back by becoming more,” she said, quoting life coach Anthony Robbins. “The importance of good oral habits at a young age is critical,” added Dr. Rasubala, a dentist and faculty member with Eastman Dental, part of UR Medicine’s Eastman Institute for Oral Health.

And All the People Said  Ahhhhhh-men!

And All the People Said Ahhhhhh-men!

One rarely (or never!) thinks about seeing his or her dentist on a Sunday – the day usually set aside for church, family time, big dinners, football, and relaxing.

But there was an exception to that rule recently, when a group of dentists from Eastman Dental, part of UR Medicine’s Eastman Institute for Oral Health, visited Zion Hill Baptist Church to provide dental screenings.