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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.

UR Students Host First Annual Dental Awareness Week

UR Students Host First Annual Dental Awareness Week

Public health advocates and aspiring dentists Brandon McDonald (UR ’13) and Yasmin Mattar (UR ’14), lobbied university administration last year to begin an annual Dental Awareness Week on campus. They gathered supporting students’ signatures, produced a video, met with the Dean of Students, and even made a giant gold tooth sculpture to bring attention to oral health disparities in the nation, as well as raise awareness to students’ own oral health.

Dentists Gather to Sink Their Teeth into Bench-to-Chair side Research

Dentists Gather to Sink Their Teeth into Bench-to-Chair side Research

This month more than 100 dentists and other oral health care providers from the northeast U.S. gathered in Rochester as part of one of the largest translational research efforts nationwide aimed at improving the public’s oral health.

Eastman Dental Helping One Child at a Time - This Week at Court

Eastman Dental Helping One Child at a Time - This Week at Court

Young children living in poverty have significant unmet dental needs and often have reduced quality of life as a result of severe tooth decay, also known as early childhood caries. Untreated dental disease remains a sustained, unmet health need for many children living in Rochester.

Rose Welsher Wins Coveted Award

Rose Welsher Wins Coveted Award

In the constantly changing, complex and sometimes frustrating world of dental and medical billing, Rose Welsher is a breath of fresh air.

Makeover Winner Smiles a lot More Now

Makeover Winner Smiles a lot More Now

Twenty-five year old Gregory Ras says he is treated differently now than he used to be. Acquaintances and co-workers seem to be friendlier and more outgoing toward him.  He thinks it’s because of his new teeth.  But Gregory’s mom, Colleen Ras, thinks his overall confidence and self esteem have grown considerably since his smile makeover, and as a result, people respond more favorably than before.