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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.

Dr. Xiao Researching the Role of Yeast in Tooth Decay

Dr. Xiao Researching the Role of Yeast in Tooth Decay

Jin Xiao, DDS, PhD, an EIOH assistant professor, has received $856,669 to study the association between yeast and the onset of Early Childhood Caries.

Dr. Hsu to Continue Stem Cell Research with $2.5 Million Grant

Dr. Hsu to Continue Stem Cell Research with $2.5 Million Grant

Wei Hsu, Ph.D., dean’s professor of Biomedical Genetics in the Center for Oral Biology and a scientist with the Eastman Institute for Oral Health at the University of Rochester Medical Center, received a $2.5 million, five year grant to continue his groundbreaking work involving the role of stem cells in tissue regeneration and reconstructive surgical repair.

Dr. Jack Caton Had Major Role in World Workshop

Dr. Jack Caton Had Major Role in World Workshop

Jack Caton, DDS, MS, professor and chair, Eastman Institute for Oral Health’s Periodontics Department, served as a co-chair for the World Workshop on the Classification of Periodontal and Peri-Implant Diseases and Conditions.

Eastman Dental a Dream Come True for this Mom

Eastman Dental a Dream Come True for this Mom

After her son endured several awful experiences at previous providers, Pat Goodnough heard about Eastman Dental's unique approach to treating people with intellectual and developmental disabilities

Mom is Happy Cleft Lip Care for Baby is Better than She Had

Mom is Happy Cleft Lip Care for Baby is Better than She Had

When Khristeen Sproul found out her son would be born with a cleft lip, she wanted to make sure he received a relatively new treatment that wasn't available when she was born with cleft lip and palate.