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Student Presenters on Balbo Day
Points for Presentation
Student Research Rules on Balbo Day

Balbo Day at RSDM is a reminder that the field of oral healthcare expands beyond cavities and crowns. At the annual exhibition last month, students showcased research ranging from the effects of Vitamin D on periodontal disease to fascinating case studies of patients with rare disorders.   LEARN MORE 

Dental Innovation
Student's Work On New Implant Method Wins $100,000 Grant

Dr. Amir Fakhrzadeh
A postgraduate student's proposed alternative to titanium dental
implants was awarded $100,000 from Rutgers University Tech Advance, which funds research for potential commercial development. His design involves  replacing teeth with a composite biomaterial of cement mixed with patient dentin, which mimics natural teeth.   LEARN MORE

Ready for the Reunion?

Reconnect with classmates at our annual reunion on April 27 at the The Marriott Hotel at Newark Liberty International Airport. The event is open to all grads but honors alums whose class year ends in "8." Register for reunion dinner here . Find more info on the symposia-- titled "Interdisciplinary Treatment - The Key to Success"--  here. 

Proud to Smile
Successful Treatment for Severe Gum Recession
Mary Lynn Schmidt
Mary Lynn Schmidt was self-conscious about her receding gumline, which was so advanced in one spot that the root of her tooth was exposed.
Even worse was her chronic and severe toothache, the result of an undiagnosed nerve disorder worsened by a botched filling. Both problems were solved at Rutgers Health University Dental Associates, where RSDM faculty collaborate to offer the latest treatments and techniques. LEARN MORE

Forward Thinking
RSDM Explores the Future at ADEA Conference
From left: Assistant Dean of Academic Affairs Emily Sabato and Vice Dean Dr. Kim Fenesy

RSDM was thinking ahead at last month's American Dental Education Association (ADEA) conference, where the theme, "Vision 2030," was an invitation to explore ideas that foreshadow the future. More than 20 presenters showcased their work.  LEARN MORE 

Admissions Symposium Shares Tips on Applying to Dental School

RSDM's annual admissions symposium on April 17 presents info on what it takes to get into dental school and start a successful career. High school and college students, as well as parents, pre-health advisors and counselors, are welcome.  LEARN MORE