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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.

Pediatric Dentistry Clinic Dedicated

Pediatric Dentistry Clinic Dedicated

The Dr. Dennis A. Clements III and Dr. Martha Ann Keels EIOH Pediatric Dentistry Clinic was dedicated recently during a brief and touching ceremony.

Dr. Stanley Handelman Remembered

Dr. Stanley Handelman Remembered

From the moment you met him, you were immediately captivated. And whether you knew him for years or just a few months, you were changed because of him.

“Stan Handelman was a truly remarkable person, and his insights and advice have had a profound impact on my life,” said Oivind E. Jensen, DDS, MS (GenDen ’76, MS ’78). “Stan’s impact on postgraduate training and the hundreds of dentists he mentored over the years is legendary.”

$1 Million Gift to Support EIOH and SMD Students

$1 Million Gift to Support EIOH and SMD Students

Two health care professionals who are passionate about children’s health, especially those with special needs, have committed $1 million to the University of Rochester Medical Center.

Dr. Bahreman Honored in Iran

Dr. Bahreman Honored in Iran

Dr. Aliakbar Bahreman, a professor in EIOH’s Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics Departments, was recently honored for his immeasurable contributions to the dental profession in Iran.

Clare Shaffer Retires from 50-Year Career at Eastman

Clare Shaffer Retires from 50-Year Career at Eastman

It all started in the spring of 1964, when, as a 17 year-old high school student dressed in her suit complete with a pill box hat, gloves, and high heels, Clare Shaffer, RDH, MS, walked into the Eastman Dental Dispensary to interview for a student position in the Eastman School for Dental Hygiene.