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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.

Pacifier Pros and Cons

Pacifier Pros and Cons

Dr. Emile Rossouw, Chair, EIOH Orthodontics weighs in on the pacifier issue.  How old a child should be when using a pacifier recently became international conversation when photos of soccer star David Beckham’s 4 year-old daughter with a pacifier in her mouth were published online.

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.

60 Specialists Finish Programs  at EIOH

60 Specialists Finish Programs at EIOH

Eastman Institute for Oral Health celebrated the accomplishments of more than 60 professionals Friday during a ceremony that marks the beginning of a new chapter in their careers.

Each year, dentists from all over the world come to Eastman Institute for Oral Health to begin a challenging one to four years of training in various dental specialty programs. After they cross the stage to accept their certificates of completion, they will return home near and far to begin treating patients with new skills, teach, and/or conduct oral biology research. 

Dr. Jack Caton Honored with Endowed Fellowship

Dr. Jack Caton Honored with Endowed Fellowship

A public celebration to mark reaching the initial goal of the endowed fellowship to honor Dr. Jack G. Caton, of Pittsford, chair and program director for Eastman Institute for Oral Health’s Periodontics program will take place at 3 p.m., May 8 at Eastman Institute for Oral Health, 625 Elmwood Avenue. Attendees will hear remarks from University of Rochester Medical Center CEO Dr. Mark Taubman, EIOH Director Dr. Eli Eliav, and alumni from Eastman’s Periodontics program.
 

Heng Lin, DDS, PhD, Earns Research Award

Heng Lin, DDS, PhD, Earns Research Award

Heng (Henry) Lin, DDS, PhD, a new postdoctoral associate in EIOH’s Center for Oral Biology, received a Young Investigator Award from the Worldwide Chinese Association for Dental Research.