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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.

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.

Dr. Calnon is New President of the ADA Foundation

Dr. Calnon is New President of the ADA Foundation

EIOH alum Dr. William Calnon has been elected as the new president of the American Dental Association Foundation.

UR Medicine's Complex Care Center Forges New Outpatient Model

UR Medicine's Complex Care Center Forges New Outpatient Model

Eastman Institute for Oral Health will be providing dental treatment to adult and pediatric patients and training to the next generation of specialists at UR Medicine's new Complex Care Center, a practice dedicated to caring for adults with chronic childhood-onset conditions.  A ribbon cutting celebration was held today.

New Dental Career Fellowship Offered at EIOH

New Dental Career Fellowship Offered at EIOH

Eastman Institute for Oral Health has established a new Dental Career Fellowship to provide advanced education to dentists interested in increasing their knowledge in the various disciplines of dentistry. Concentrated one-year Fellowship program tracks are available in General Dentistry, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Pediatric Dentistry, Prosthodontics, Periodontics and Dental Implantology , Oral Medicine, Urgent Care, Geriatric Dentistry, Orthodontics, Community Dentistry and Translational Research in General Dentistry.

Eastman Dental Now Screening for HIV at Three Clinics

Eastman Dental Now Screening for HIV at Three Clinics

UR Medicine’s Eastman Institute for Oral Health has received a grant from New York State to use a rapid screening test for HIV in three of its clinics, based on the success of its smaller pilot program in 2013.

Throughout New York, which has the highest rate of HIV than any other state in the U.S., a third of HIV positive people learn their status only after reaching advanced stages of infection. While state law requires health professionals to offer voluntary HIV tests to patients age 13 to 64, a significant portion of the population do not visit a primary care physician or dentist and rely on a hospital emergency room for health care when an issue arises.