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Mission Possible
Students travel to the Dominican Republic to treat patients
On a first-time dental mission to the Dominican Republic last month, RSDM students worked at a clinic near a sugar plantation, treating school children and orphans. The outreach program, in the village of La Romana, was a collaborative effort between World of Smiles, Fundacion Mir and Rutgers School of Dental Medicine with the support of Henry Schein Cares, the International College of Dentists and the New York Academy of Dentistry.  LEARN MORE 

Essential Benefit
Dean Feldman urges lawmakers to ensure that dental care stays covered 

Dean Cecile A. Feldman called on New Jerseyans to demand that healthcare legislation keep pediatric dental care as an "essential" benefit. In an op-ed published Monday in NJ Spotlight, she also urged elected officials to expand healthcare plans to include mandated dental coverage for adults. LEARN MORE

Peer Review
Second-year student Kelly Lewis
Balbo Day showcases student research

After the case histories are reviewed and the lab work is done comes Balbo Day, when students present their research. They learn that communication skills, and good poster graphics, can be just a important as their hypothesis    LEARN MORE 

Drs. Kim Fenesy, left, and Rosa Chaviano Moran were honored with citations at ADEA
Presenting Well
RSDM has strong showing at ADEA

The theme of this year's 2017 ADEA Annual Session & Exhibition was Beyond Boundaries - an invitation for attendees to think outside the box. RSDM answered the call. Many faculty, staff and students presented at the event or won awards, making the exhibition, held in March, one of the most successful for the school.  LEARN MORE 


Familiar Faces at Reunion

Classes with a "7" at the end were honored this past weekend at the Essex House in West Orange, but the celebration was open to all alums. See photos from the event here! 

RSDM at Garden State Dental Conference and Expo

The Garden State Dental Expo, held May 6th and 7th at the Newark Liberty Airport Mariott and hosted by NJDA, will features two events sponsored by RSDM. 

At "Toast the New Rutgers School of Dental Medicine Officers" visitors can join Dean Cecile Feldman as new officers are inducted into the RSDM Alumni Association. The event runs from 5:30 PM to 6:00 PM. 

Following the Toast, RSDM will sponsor a dinner event featuring magic, mind-reading cocktails and a performance by Elektrosurge, featuring NJDA's Dr. Pete DeSciscio and his dental student cover band. Check it out from 6:00 PM to 10:00PM

Find info on all expo events here.