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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.

New Orthodontics Chair Named at Eastman Institute for Oral Health

New Orthodontics Chair Named at Eastman Institute for Oral Health

Paul Emile Rossouw, D.D.S., Ph.D., has been appointed chair of the Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics Department at Eastman Institute for Oral Health, part of the University of Rochester Medical Center.

EIOH Pediatric Dentist Awarded Twice for Leadership

EIOH Pediatric Dentist Awarded Twice for Leadership

Eastman Institute for Oral Health Pediatric Dentist and Assistant Professor Lisa DeLucia, DDS, was recently honored with two awards for her leadership and contributions to the oral health care field

National Dental Research Meeting Held Here

National Dental Research Meeting Held Here

Some 50 leaders from around the U.S., representing a $67 million, seven-year National Institutes of Health/National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research grant on practice-based research were in Rochester recently to evaluate progress to date, share input from various teams and committees and set strategic goals moving forward.

Toothbrush Techniques? EIOH Experts Weigh In

Toothbrush Techniques? EIOH Experts Weigh In

How often and how well we brush our teeth can make a significantly positive or negative impact on our oral health.  A study published recently in the British Dental Journal and gaining wide media attention, showed that there is little agreement among experts around the world on the technique that is best to prevent cavities and gum disease.

Eastman Institute for Oral Health experts say the best technique for one person may not be the best approach for another.

Marit Aure, PhD, Shares 1st Place in World-Wide Dental Research Contest

Marit Aure, PhD, Shares 1st Place in World-Wide Dental Research Contest

Postdoctoral associate Marit Aure, PhD, of the Center for Oral Biology in the Eastman Institute for Oral Health, tied for first place at the highly-competitive International Association for Dental Research/Johnson & Johnson Hatton Awards Competition held recently in Cape Town, South Africa