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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.

URMC Emergency Providers Get Training on Dental Treatment

URMC Emergency Providers Get Training on Dental Treatment

The University of Rochester Emergency Medicine Urgent Care Provider Group, comprised of MDs, FNPs, and PAs, recently learned ways to handle such oral health emergencies from Dr. Linda Rasubala, associate professor and assistant director of Eastman Dental’s Urgent Care.

Resident Spotlight - Dr. Hamid Tofighi

Resident Spotlight - Dr. Hamid Tofighi

After completing Eastman Institute's AEGD program in 2016, he then finished Eastman’s GPR program, a Fellowship focusing on serving patients with medically complex and special needs, a master’s in Public Health, and will soon complete the Pediatric Dentistry program next month.

Child Born with Heart Condition Referred to Eastman Dental

Child Born with Heart Condition Referred to Eastman Dental

When Jeff Brandow got full custody of his son Nathan, one of the first things he did was get him to a pediatric dentist.

At age 3 ½, Nathan had severe tooth decay, also known as Early Childhood Caries.

Dr. David Levy is the 2019 Award of Merit Recipient

Dr. David Levy is the 2019 Award of Merit Recipient

Dr. David Levy is the 2019 Award of Merit Recipient from the Seventh District Dental Society.

Dr. Ghanem Named Program Director

Dr. Ghanem Named Program Director

Dr. Alexis Ghanem (GenDen ’13, GPR ‘14) has been named Program Director for the one-year AEGD Residency Program, effective February 1.