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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.

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.

 

 

EIOH Awarded $3.5M to Train Dentists for Treating Patients with Special Needs

EIOH Awarded $3.5M to Train Dentists for Treating Patients with Special Needs

UR Medicine’s Eastman Institute for Oral Health has been awarded a $3.5 million grant for an innovative educational initiative-- a major step in reducing the health disparities among people with special needs.

EIOH Names Dr. Kolokythas as New Oral and Maxillofacial Chair

EIOH Names Dr. Kolokythas as New Oral and Maxillofacial Chair

Antonia Kolokythas, D.D.S., M.Sc., has been appointed chair of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Eastman Institute for Oral Health, part of UR Medicine.

Pacifier Pros and Cons

Pacifier Pros and Cons

Dr. Emile Rossouw, Chair, EIOH Orthodontics weighs in on the pacifier issue.  How old a child should be when using a pacifier recently became international conversation when photos of soccer star David Beckham’s 4 year-old daughter with a pacifier in her mouth were published online.

EIOH Awarded $3.5 Million to Study Role of Behavior and Stress in Children's Tooth Decay

EIOH Awarded $3.5 Million to Study Role of Behavior and Stress in Children's Tooth Decay

UR Medicine’s Eastman Institute for Oral Health (EIOH) has been awarded a $3.5 million grant that, for the first time, will scientifically explore how family functioning, stress, and parenting behaviors may lead to Early Childhood Caries (cavities), a significant public health problem that disproportionately affects children living in poverty.