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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.

Eastman Experts to Develop Interactive Training to Treat Patients with IDD

Eastman Experts to Develop Interactive Training to Treat Patients with IDD

Thanks to a recent grant award, Eastman Institute for Oral Health’s ongoing efforts to improve access to healthcare for patients with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) will be addressed through a new educational initiative.

How She Dropped Her Extreme Fear of Dentists

How She Dropped Her Extreme Fear of Dentists

Mae Jenkins' lifelong fear of dentists led to painful, infected teeth. A dentist on Eastman Dental's SMILEmobile changed all that.

Dr. Hsu to Continue Stem Cell Research with $2.5 Million Grant

Dr. Hsu to Continue Stem Cell Research with $2.5 Million Grant

Wei Hsu, Ph.D., dean’s professor of Biomedical Genetics in the Center for Oral Biology and a scientist with the Eastman Institute for Oral Health at the University of Rochester Medical Center, received a $2.5 million, five year grant to continue his groundbreaking work involving the role of stem cells in tissue regeneration and reconstructive surgical repair.

Mom is Happy Cleft Lip Care for Baby is Better than She Had

Mom is Happy Cleft Lip Care for Baby is Better than She Had

When Khristeen Sproul found out her son would be born with a cleft lip, she wanted to make sure he received a relatively new treatment that wasn't available when she was born with cleft lip and palate.

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.