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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. Sharon Elad Honored

Dr. Sharon Elad Honored

Dr. Sharon Elad, chair, Eastman Institute for Oral Health’s Oral Medicine Department, was recognized recently as an Honorary Diplomate by the American Board of Oral Medicine (ABOM) during the annual American Academy of Oral Medicine Conference in Orlando, Florida.

Study reveals potential target for drug development for better control of dental pain

Study reveals potential target for drug development for better control of dental pain

A recent study from UR Medicine’s Eastman Institute for Oral Health published in the Journal of Dental Research (JDR) is challenging a longstanding hydrodynamic theory that states environment stimulation triggers fluid movement in a tooth’s hard tissue, which then stimulates the tooth’s nerves in its root, causing pain.

Dr. Chochlidakis Awarded for Research

Dr. Chochlidakis Awarded for Research

Dr. Chochlidakis, assistant professor at Eastman Institute for Oral Health Prosthodontics Department, was awarded the Glen P. McGivney Scientific Writing Award for Systematic Review.

Eastman Reaches Out All Year Long

Eastman Reaches Out All Year Long

Improving people’s lives through healthcare and education is the basis for which George Eastman established Eastman Dental 100 years ago. As Eastman Dental marks its 100th birthday this year, it’s fitting to share some of the ways it continues to live out George Eastman’s original mission, by helping people within and outside of our community. 

Pediatric Dentistry Clinic Dedicated

Pediatric Dentistry Clinic Dedicated

The Dr. Dennis A. Clements III and Dr. Martha Ann Keels EIOH Pediatric Dentistry Clinic was dedicated recently during a brief and touching ceremony.