Dental Education News: 
April 2018
Touro College of Dental Medicine at New York Medical College Provides Free Dental Services to Children 

Touro College of Dental Medicine (TouroCDM) at New York Medical College in partnership with the Ninth District Dental Association hosted more than 40 Westchester County preschool and elementary aged children to celebrate "Give Kids A Smile" Day.   Read more.

Stony Brook School of Dental Medicine: Free Screenings for Oral Cancer Awareness Month

The quickest growing segment of the oral cancer population is young, healthy, non-smokers. Have you been screened recently?   Read more.

NYU College of Dentistry: Dr. Yi Ye Awarded 2-Year NIH Grant to Investigate Oral Cancer Pain

Dr. Yi Ye, assistant professor in the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and associate director of clinical research operations at Bluestone Center for Clinical Research, has been awarded a two-year grant from the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), to investigate the link between Schwann cells and oral cancer pain.   Read more.

Eastman Institute for Oral Health, University of Rochester Scientist to Study Role of Yeast in Kids with Severe Tooth Decay

Despite the profound and debilitating effects of Early Childhood Caries (ECC), and the extensive amount of resources spent to understand, treat and prevent it, it still remains one of the most common chronic childhood diseases, with nearly 1.8 billion new cases each year worldwide.   Read more.

NYU College of Dentistry Study: Comparative effectiveness of school-based caries prevention

Cavity prevention programs with a combination of prevention strategies may be more effective than one alone for reducing tooth decay, according to researchers from the NYU College of Dentistry, which was published in the journal BMC Oral Health.   Read more.

Student News
NYU College of Dentistry Students in Public Health Dentistry 3rd Annual Conference

More than 40 dental, dental hygiene, and pre-dental students and faculty from NYU, Penn, Stony Brook, and Rutgers participated in the Public Health Dentistry Conference, "Bridging the Gaps: A Business Case for Integrated Public Health," held at NYU Dentistry.   Read more.

Stony Brook School of Dental Medicine: Dr. Lorne Golub Awarded Gies Award for Innovation

Dr. Golub, Distinguished Professor in the Department of Oral Biology and Pathology, received the Gies Award for Innovation by a Dental Educator at the 2018 American Dental Education Association (ADEA) Annual Session & Exhibition on March 19th.   Read more.

Touro College of Dental Medicine at New York Medical College: Second Annual Gala

In March, Touro College of Dental Medicine (TouroCDM) celebrated the dedication of Touro Dental Health, the college's new clinical training and oral healthcare facility, and hosted its second annual gala.   Read more.

Other News
Stony Brook School of Dental Medicine Libraries Launch Dental Instruments Exhibit

Stony Brook University Health Sciences Library launched an online exhibit inspired by its physical display, Dental Instruments: Past and Present. The new digital component is accessed via a large touchscreen interface.  Read more.

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