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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's Oral Health Research in Top 10 of Federally Funded Institutions

UR's Oral Health Research in Top 10 of Federally Funded Institutions

The University of Rochester /Eastman Institute for Oral Health is back in the top 10 list of institutions funded by the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR), part of National Institutes of Health.

Eastman Expert Trains Providers at The Highlands

Eastman Expert Trains Providers at The Highlands

At their first dental in-service, nearly 60 nurses and aides at The Highlands in Brighton learned new information that will not only help improve care for the people they serve, but also for their own oral health.

Dr. Takano's Research Featured

Dr. Takano's Research Featured

Dr. Takahiro Takano's research focuses on developing alternative treatment strategies for chronic pain. His recent work is featured in Research Features, a publication of Research Publishing International. Dr. Takano is an assistant professor at Eastman Institute for Oral Health's Center for Oral Biology.

Former Center for Oral Biology Chair William Bowen Dies

Former Center for Oral Biology Chair William Bowen Dies

Former Center for Oral Biology Chair  William H. Bowen, B.D.S., Ph.D., an accomplished scientist, mentor and leader, passed away November 15.

First-ever Study Shows E-cigarettes Cause Damage to Gum Tissue

First-ever Study Shows E-cigarettes Cause Damage to Gum Tissue

A University of Rochester Medical Center study suggests that electronic cigarettes are as equally damaging to gums and teeth as conventional cigarettes.