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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.

Dr. Hsu’s Research Renews Again for 18-Year Total

Dr. Hsu’s Research Renews Again for 18-Year Total

Wei Hsu, Ph.D., dean’s professor in the Department of Biomedical Genetics in the Center for Oral Biology and a scientist with the Eastman Institute for Oral Health received a five-year grant renewal for $2.58 million.

Paving the Way with a Preceptorship

Paving the Way with a Preceptorship

Moustafa Youssef always knew he wanted to be a doctor.  As a young child, he listened wide eyed to his father’s stories of being a physician and the rewards of helping so many people.

Dr. Xiao Researching the Role of Yeast in Tooth Decay

Dr. Xiao Researching the Role of Yeast in Tooth Decay

Jin Xiao, DDS, PhD, an EIOH assistant professor, has received $856,669 to study the association between yeast and the onset of Early Childhood Caries.

UR's Oral Health Research in Top 10 of Federally Funded Institutions

UR's Oral Health Research in Top 10 of Federally Funded Institutions

The University of Rochester /Eastman Institute for Oral Health is back in the top 10 list of institutions funded by the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR), part of National Institutes of Health.

Study reveals potential target for drug development for better control of dental pain

Study reveals potential target for drug development for better control of dental pain

A recent study from UR Medicine’s Eastman Institute for Oral Health published in the Journal of Dental Research (JDR) is challenging a longstanding hydrodynamic theory that states environment stimulation triggers fluid movement in a tooth’s hard tissue, which then stimulates the tooth’s nerves in its root, causing pain.

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