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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.

Center for Oral Biology Lands Third Training Grant from NIDCR

Center for Oral Biology Lands Third Training Grant from NIDCR

The Center for Oral Biology within UR Medicine’s Eastman Institute for Oral Health has been awarded $2.9 million to expand its renowned training program for oral biologists and dentist-scientists. This award includes Research Training and Research Education grants from the National Institute for Dental and Craniofacial Research, part of the National Institutes of 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.

Dr. Vorrasi Promoted to Associate Program Director

Dr. Vorrasi Promoted to Associate Program Director

Dr. John Vorrasi has been named associate program director in Eastman Institute for Oral Health's Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Department.

Dr. Sharon Elad Honored

Dr. Sharon Elad Honored

Dr. Sharon Elad, chair, Eastman Institute for Oral Health’s Oral Medicine Department, was recognized recently as an Honorary Diplomate by the American Board of Oral Medicine (ABOM) during the annual American Academy of Oral Medicine Conference in Orlando, Florida.

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.