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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. Malik Named Clinical Director, Orthodontics

Dr. Malik Named Clinical Director, Orthodontics

Shaima Malik, BDS, MS, (TMJD ’08, GenDen ’11, GPR ’12, Ortho ’14) assistant professor, has been appointed Clinical Director, Orthodontic Department at Eastman Institute for Oral Health.

Commission Grants Full Accreditation Renewal to Eastman Institute with No Reporting Requirements

Commission Grants Full Accreditation Renewal to Eastman Institute with No Reporting Requirements

Eastman Institute for Oral Health has gained accreditation renewal without reporting requirements in all of its residency programs, indicating the programs achieve or exceed the basic requirements for accreditation.  

Two Eastman Institute Faculty Chosen for Global Expert Meeting

Two Eastman Institute Faculty Chosen for Global Expert Meeting

Two Eastman Institute for Oral Health faculty were among 70 experts from 18 countries who were selected to participate in the recent Oral Reconstruction Foundation’s International Expert Meeting (IEM) in Prague.

Dr. Hsu’s Research Renews Again for 18-Year Total

Dr. Hsu’s Research Renews Again for 18-Year Total

Wei Hsu, Ph.D., dean’s professor in the Department of Biomedical Genetics in the Center for Oral Biology and a scientist with the Eastman Institute for Oral Health received a five-year grant renewal for $2.58 million.

"You Changed My Life Completely," Patient Says

"You Changed My Life Completely," Patient Says

When 20-year-old Michael Crymes told his parents he wanted braces, they never thought they would have to travel to another city to find an orthodontist who would treat him.

That’s because Michael has Cerebral Palsy (CP), a disorder that affects body movement, muscle control and coordination, caused by damage to the developing brain.