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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.

"You Changed My Life Completely," Patient Says

"You Changed My Life Completely," Patient Says

When 20-year-old Michael Crymes told his parents he wanted braces, they never thought they would have to travel to another city to find an orthodontist who would treat him.

That’s because Michael has Cerebral Palsy (CP), a disorder that affects body movement, muscle control and coordination, caused by damage to the developing brain.  

Getting Braces is Way More Than a Family Affair

Getting Braces is Way More Than a Family Affair

After traveling to Eastman Dental from their home in Corning over the years for their four kids' braces, Jim and Linda Merrill said it's their turn.

 From Patient to Dentist: The Parallel Lives of Two Eastman Alumni

From Patient to Dentist: The Parallel Lives of Two Eastman Alumni

When young Robert Tarby was getting his braces on, who would have thought that he would become an orthodontist and work side by side with his orthodontist? 

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.

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:

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