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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.

National Dental Research Meeting Held Here

National Dental Research Meeting Held Here

Some 50 leaders from around the U.S., representing a $67 million, seven-year National Institutes of Health/National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research grant on practice-based research were in Rochester recently to evaluate progress to date, share input from various teams and committees and set strategic goals moving forward.

Residents and Rocks Motivate This Alum

Residents and Rocks Motivate This Alum

Len Fishman is kind and unassuming, and almost always is wearing a broad, contagious smile. “I love this phase of my life,” he said matter of factly. “I live simply and want for nothing.”  His life is full because it has everything he loves – his family and friends, his work as an orthodontics professor and as a professional sculptor.

URMC Mourns Passing of EIOH Orthodontics Chair Dr. J. Daniel Subtelny

URMC Mourns Passing of EIOH Orthodontics Chair Dr. J. Daniel Subtelny

J. Daniel Subtelny, DDS, a pioneer in the field of craniofacial orthodontics and longtime chair and faculty member at URMC’s Eastman Institute for Oral Health, passed away Sept. 17 at the age of 92.

Toothbrush Techniques? EIOH Experts Weigh In

Toothbrush Techniques? EIOH Experts Weigh In

How often and how well we brush our teeth can make a significantly positive or negative impact on our oral health.  A study published recently in the British Dental Journal and gaining wide media attention, showed that there is little agreement among experts around the world on the technique that is best to prevent cavities and gum disease.

Eastman Institute for Oral Health experts say the best technique for one person may not be the best approach for another.

Pediatric Dentist Learned to Address Barriers, Advocate for Patients

Pediatric Dentist Learned to Address Barriers, Advocate for Patients

When Moncy Mathew, DDS, MPH, who graduated from the Eastman Dental pediatric dentistry program, encountered patients with complex psychosocial issues, he sought consultation with Eastman Dental’s social worker.