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Team repairs cleft palates in Bangladesh

A child before surgery.
In the space of an hour, RSDM oral surgeon Shahid Aziz and his team can end years of ostracism and suffering for their patients in Bangladesh. Aziz performs cleft palate and lip surgery. Since 2006, his team has helped more than 1,000 patients with this 60-minute procedure.  LEARN MORE 
Special Delivery
Representing Research on Balbo Day

Nnamdi Asioke presents a patient case study.
What makes a winning poster? On Balbo Day, students displayed everything from harrowing case studies to the impact of a new fluoride treatment. The annual event showcases some of RSDM's leading research. LEARN MORE

Chilling Out
RSDM's Bitewings win charity game
The Bitewings wore red.

The New Jersey Devils may have won the Stanley Cup, but do they floss? The Bitewings certainly do. An annual hockey fundraiser pits the dental school against the medical school. LEARN MORE 


Teaching in Tanzania
Inside an African Dental School
Dr. Christopher Hughes with Tanzanian dental students.

RSDM's chair of Pediatric Dentistry spent two weeks teaching at the only dental school in Tanzania, population 45 million. Find out what he discovered about treatment and dental education there.  

Hot Topics
National student leader: 4 things that will change dentistry
Chelsea Rajagopalan

What are the most important issues facing dental students?
We asked second-year student Chelsea Rajagopalan, who was recently selected as one of three dental students nationwide to serve on the American Student Dental Association (ASDA) Council on Professional Issues. LEARN MORE

New Honor
Dean Feldman Wins ADEA Title

Dean Cecile A. Feldman
Dean Cecile A. Feldman was installed as Chair-elect of the American Dental Education Association (ADEA) Board of Directors, a role that will allow her to help shape the future of dentistry. LEARN MORE


Take Five
Reunion in April
A night out at NICO Kitchen + Bar

Calling Graduates of 1965, 1975, 1985, 1995 and 2005 and all alumni (Seton Hall Dental School, New Jersey Dental School and Rutgers School of Dental Medicine). Rutgers School of Dental Medicine invite Alumni and their guests of all years to reunite for an evening of dining and camaraderie. The event will be held April 25th at 6:30 at NICO Kitchen + Bar at NJPAC in Newark.  LEARN MORE