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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.

"Bubbles" Boost Search for Treatment to Aid Head and Neck Cancer Patients

"Bubbles" Boost Search for Treatment to Aid Head and Neck Cancer Patients

A scientific team at the University of Rochester is using innovative technology to discover preventative treatments for salivary gland radiation damage typical for head and neck cancer patients—and recently received a $3.8 million National Institutes of Health grant to support their investigation.

Center for Oral Biology Lands Third Training Grant from NIDCR

Center for Oral Biology Lands Third Training Grant from NIDCR

The Center for Oral Biology within UR Medicine’s Eastman Institute for Oral Health has been awarded $2.9 million to expand its renowned training program for oral biologists and dentist-scientists. This award includes Research Training and Research Education grants from the National Institute for Dental and Craniofacial Research, part of the National Institutes of Health.

Former Center for Oral Biology Chair William Bowen Dies

Former Center for Oral Biology Chair William Bowen Dies

Former Center for Oral Biology Chair  William H. Bowen, B.D.S., Ph.D., an accomplished scientist, mentor and leader, passed away November 15.

UR Medicine's Complex Care Center Forges New Outpatient Model

UR Medicine's Complex Care Center Forges New Outpatient Model

Eastman Institute for Oral Health will be providing dental treatment to adult and pediatric patients and training to the next generation of specialists at UR Medicine's new Complex Care Center, a practice dedicated to caring for adults with chronic childhood-onset conditions.  A ribbon cutting celebration was held today.

Heng Lin, DDS, PhD, Earns Research Award

Heng Lin, DDS, PhD, Earns Research Award

Heng (Henry) Lin, DDS, PhD, a new postdoctoral associate in EIOH’s Center for Oral Biology, received a Young Investigator Award from the Worldwide Chinese Association for Dental Research.

 

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