Dental Education News: 
July 2018
Eastman Institute for Oral Health, University of Rochester: Class of 2018 Represents 27 Countries

More than 70 Eastman Institute for Oral Health students and residents received their certificates for completing their advanced, specialty training in various programs.   Read more.
Touro College of Dental Medicine at New York Medical College Officially Welcomes its First Group of Student-Dentists Practicing Hands-on Dental Care

A captivating sense of excitement was in the air when Touro College of Dental Medicine's very first class of students took up residence at Touro Dental Health, the college's stunning, 81-chair clinical training facility, on June 18th, following an intense week-long orientation.  Read more.
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NYU College of Dentistry: New Issue of JADE Asks Whether Using Human Subjects in Dental Licensing Exams Is the Best Way to Ensure the Health and Safety of the Public

In keeping with the mission of the Journal of the Academy of Distinguished Educators (JADE) - to feature experts on some of the thorny issues confronting dental education - this issue of JADE addresses a fundamental question for the profession: "Is the use of human subjects during dental licensing exams the best way to ensure the health and safety of the public?"   Read more.
Touro College of Dental Medicine at New York Medical College's Digital Dentistry Team Shapes the Future of Dental Education 

Naren Rajan, D.M.D., F.A.G.D., says sometimes he used to lose sleep the night before performing a complicated dental procedure, worried about the variables he might encounter translating a treatment plan into actual treatment. But since the advent of digital dentistry, he sleeps better knowing it's possible to envision the outcome before performing the procedure.   Read more.
NYU College of Dentistry:  Dr. Juhee Jeong Studying Genetics of Birth Defects With $1.9 Million NIDCR Grant

Juhee Jeong, PhD, assistant professor of basic science and craniofacial biology at NYU College of Dentistry, has received funding from the National Institutes of Health's National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR) to study birth defects affecting the skull. The five-year, $1.9 million grant runs from April 2017 through January 2022.   Read more.

NYU College of Dentistry: International Team of Scientists, Including NYU Dentistry's Evgeny Pavlov, Shed Light on Parkinson's Disease Biology

Parkinson's disease is a devastating neurodegenerative disease in which nerve cells in the brain gradually die. For years, researchers have known that Parkinson's disease is associated with a build-up of alpha-synuclein protein inside brain cells.   Read more.
Other News
Stony Brook School of Dental Medicine Students Place First, Third in National Aesthetic Clinical Case Contest

The Dentsply Sirona Restorative Global Clinical Case Contest (GCCC), established in 2014, has quickly gained momentum, garnering 592 entries from 169 universities in 2016-2017 alone. Dental students with less than two-years of clinical experience are invited to participate by documenting an aesthetic patient case study.   Read more.
Touro College of Dental Medicine at New York Medical College's 2nd Annual Golf Tournament Supports Funding for Underserved Communities

Touro College of Dental Medicine at New York Medical College held its 2 nd  Annual Golf & Tennis Championship on June 4, at Willow Ridge Country Club in Harrison, NY .   Read more.
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