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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. 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.

 From Patient to Dentist: The Parallel Lives of Two Eastman Alumni

From Patient to Dentist: The Parallel Lives of Two Eastman Alumni

When young Robert Tarby was getting his braces on, who would have thought that he would become an orthodontist and work side by side with his orthodontist? 

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.

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.