Dental Education News: 
December 2018
Columbia University College of Dental Medicine: How Will Big Data Change Dentistry? 

At the College of Dental Medicine, cutting edge technology brings data science to dental practice. This will transform the way we teach, inform the way we practice, and revolutionize research in our field.   Read more.
Stony Brook School of Dental Medicine: Newly Established Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology Program Gains Funding, Awards for Research

Stony Brook School of Dental Medicine's Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology (OMFR) advanced education program opened its doors in July of 2017 as New York's only CODA-accredited program in this dental specialty, and as one of only ten in North America. Now, it's gaining traction for its dedication to research and its incorporation of the latest in digital technology
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Oral Health Care Access
NYU College of Dentistry: NYC Administration for Children's Services Announces, After Just a Few Months, 100 Youth in Foster Care Have Been Provided On-Site Dental Care Via New Partnership With NYU College of Dentistry

On November 1, Administration for Children's Services (ACS) Commissioner David A.Hansell announced that 100 children in foster care have been provided with dental care via a new partnership with NYU College of Dentistry. In May, ACS announced the partnership, which, for the first time ever, allows for dental screenings onsite at the Nicholas Scoppetta Children's Center .   Read more.

Columbia University College of Dental Medicine Receives $585,000 Grant from Delta Dental Community Care Foundation

The Delta Dental Community Care Foundation announced it awarded Columbia University College of Dental Medicine a $585,000 grant to purchase a new mobile dental clinic to serve children in Harlem, Washington Heights, Inwood, and the Bronx through the school's Community DentCare program. Columbia University's current dental van, purchased in 2009, has served children throughout upper Manhattan and the Bronx.   Read more.

Touro College of Dental Medicine Students Give 'Smiles for Veterans' With Free Oral Care

In honor of Veteran's Day, the Touro Dental Health hosted its first ever "Smiles for Veterans" program where over 50 veterans were provided with free oral screenings.   Read more.

Eastman Institute For Oral Health, University of Rochester: Teledentistry Needs to be Integrated in TeleHealth Programs, EIOH Study Recommends

Dorota Kopycka-Kedzierawski, DDS, MPH , Eastman Institute for Oral Health associate professor, was among a select group of authors who presented their studies published in the December issue of Health Affairs , the leading journal of health policy. The study demonstrates that teledentistry reduces cost and improves access to pediatric dental care.   Read more.

NYU College of Dentistry: More Than H2O: Technology at NYU Dentistry Simultaneously Measures 71 Elements in Water, Other Liquids

A new method for simultaneous measurement of 71 inorganic elements in liquids-including water, beverages, and biological fluids-makes element testing much faster, more efficient, and more comprehensive than was possible in the past.   Read more.

Student News
Touro College of Dental Medicine Second Year Students Present Summer Research

Last month, students and faculty gathered for Touro College of Dental Medicine's 2nd annual Research Day, where program participants presented the outcomes of their summer research electives.   Read more.

Columbia University College of Dental Medicine Celebrates Record-Breaking Giving Day

On November 15, the College of Dental Medicine (CDM) community gathered to toast a major win on Giving Day, an annual 24-hour fundraising event that unites the entire Columbia University community in support of schools, programs, and initiatives. For the fourth year in a row, CDM ranked #1 in participation.  A record number of alumni, faculty, staff, students, and supporters of the College of Dental Medicine participated in the seventh annual Columbia Giving Day on October 24, 2018, and the school more than doubled dollars raised over last year.   Read more.

Touro College of Dental Medicine Hosts Most Successful Fundraising Event Benefiting Student Scholarships and Patient Care 

In November, Touro College of Dental Medicine (TCDM) hosted its 3rd annual Gala at The Ritz-Carlton in White Plains, NY. This year's event brought together nearly 300 members of the Touro Dental community to raise funds that will support both student scholarships and patient care at Touro Dental Health, the school's 32,000-square-foot dental clinical teaching facility.   Read more.

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