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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.

60 Specialists Finish Programs  at EIOH

60 Specialists Finish Programs at EIOH

Eastman Institute for Oral Health celebrated the accomplishments of more than 60 professionals Friday during a ceremony that marks the beginning of a new chapter in their careers.

Each year, dentists from all over the world come to Eastman Institute for Oral Health to begin a challenging one to four years of training in various dental specialty programs. After they cross the stage to accept their certificates of completion, they will return home near and far to begin treating patients with new skills, teach, and/or conduct oral biology research. 

Stopping the Cause of Cavities is Dr. Quivey's Focus

Stopping the Cause of Cavities is Dr. Quivey's Focus

After completing his studies in biochemistry, biology and chemistry at Penn State University, Robert G. Quivey, Jr., continued there to earn his master’s degree in Genetics, and then a PhD in Microbiology at the University of Texas at Austin. He joined the University of Rochester in the mid 1980’s to work in the new field of bacterial molecular biology and the genetics of Streptococcus mutans.  He was named the Center for Oral Biology’s director in 2009. Word of Mouth caught up with Dr. Quivey to learn what’s new in his lab.

Dr. Bray Joins Foundation Board

Dr. Bray Joins Foundation Board

Dr. Robert Bray (Ortho '75, MS '76), has joined the Eastman Dental Center Foundation Board. He brings a wealth of experience to the position.

Residents and Rocks Motivate This Alum

Residents and Rocks Motivate This Alum

Len Fishman is kind and unassuming, and almost always is wearing a broad, contagious smile. “I love this phase of my life,” he said matter of factly. “I live simply and want for nothing.”  His life is full because it has everything he loves – his family and friends, his work as an orthodontics professor and as a professional sculptor.

EIOH Expands International Partnerships

EIOH Expands International Partnerships

Eastman Institute for Oral Health is expanding its global impact through new partnerships with Universities in Kuwait and Saudi Arabia to establish an advanced general dentistry faculty development and training program.