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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.

EIOH Alum Dr. Bruce Haskell Wins Alumni Association Award

EIOH Alum Dr. Bruce Haskell Wins Alumni Association Award

Dr. Bruce Haskell (Ortho '75) was recently honored with The Louisville Orthodontic Alumni Association Award.  His acceptance speech:

And All the People Said  Ahhhhhh-men!

And All the People Said Ahhhhhh-men!

One rarely (or never!) thinks about seeing his or her dentist on a Sunday – the day usually set aside for church, family time, big dinners, football, and relaxing.

But there was an exception to that rule recently, when a group of dentists from Eastman Dental, part of UR Medicine’s Eastman Institute for Oral Health, visited Zion Hill Baptist Church to provide dental screenings.

EIOH Study Shows Major Decline in Prescription Pain Killers Following NY Mandate

EIOH Study Shows Major Decline in Prescription Pain Killers Following NY Mandate

Since urgent dental clinics are a common place for prescribing pain medication, UR Medicine’s Eastman Institute for Oral Health wanted to take a scientific approach to see if the mandatory program has been effective in the dental community.

EIOH Employee Receives Volunteer Awards

EIOH Employee Receives Volunteer Awards

Telephone operator by day, community servant by night, and any other time she’s needed.

That’s Olivene Adams, one of five who answers the main number at EIOH’s Eastman Dental, and who was recently given a Bronze President’s Volunteer Service Award, which recognizes qualified U.S. citizens or residents who have volunteered 100-249 hours of community service.  Additionally, Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren issued a Mayoral Volunteer Service Award for her outstanding community outreach and volunteerism.

High Schoolers Explore a Career in Dentistry

High Schoolers Explore a Career in Dentistry

Learning about orthodontics by making impressions and molds and bending wires was by far the most favorite part for the students participating in Exploring Oral Health, a career awareness program held recently at Eastman Dental, part of UR Medicine's Eastman Institute for Oral Health.