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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.

EIOH Employee Receives Volunteer Awards

EIOH Employee Receives Volunteer Awards

Telephone operator by day, community servant by night, and any other time she’s needed.

That’s Olivene Adams, one of five who answers the main number at EIOH’s Eastman Dental, and who was recently given a Bronze President’s Volunteer Service Award, which recognizes qualified U.S. citizens or residents who have volunteered 100-249 hours of community service.  Additionally, Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren issued a Mayoral Volunteer Service Award for her outstanding community outreach and volunteerism.

EIOH Awarded $3.5 Million to Study Role of Behavior and Stress in Children's Tooth Decay

EIOH Awarded $3.5 Million to Study Role of Behavior and Stress in Children's Tooth Decay

UR Medicine’s Eastman Institute for Oral Health (EIOH) has been awarded a $3.5 million grant that, for the first time, will scientifically explore how family functioning, stress, and parenting behaviors may lead to Early Childhood Caries (cavities), a significant public health problem that disproportionately affects children living in poverty.

New Eastman SMILEmobile Will Serve Patients with Special Needs

New Eastman SMILEmobile Will Serve Patients with Special Needs

A new Eastman Institute for Oral Health SMILEmobile will soon be rolling into town to provide first-of-its-kind access to people with special needs, including older adults, people with developmental disabilities and other medically complex conditions.

Dr. Bray Joins Foundation Board

Dr. Bray Joins Foundation Board

Dr. Robert Bray (Ortho '75, MS '76), has joined the Eastman Dental Center Foundation Board. He brings a wealth of experience to the position.

Missions Trip Becomes Life-Changing Experience for EIOH Alumni

Missions Trip Becomes Life-Changing Experience for EIOH Alumni

Working for two weeks in an extreme climate and underserved area did not exactly sound like the ideal way to spend precious vacation time for Gregory Cygan, DDS.

But after learning more about the medical and dental missions trip to an undeveloped village in  Honduras, the Eastman Institute for Oral Health resident decided he wanted to give it a try.