Spring 2014


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Practice Perfect

Dental alumni and their patients conduct real-life clinical research for Tufts

No Reservations

On a centuries-old Zia Indian pueblo, Robert Chideckel practices his kind of dentistry

Wave of the Future

Baby boomers are reaching retirement. Are you ready for millions more older patients?

Anthony DiNardo's Dog Days

For more than 30 years, this Connecticut dentist has been showing and judging canine superstars

The Girl He Couldn’t Turn Away

A charity is born from a dentist’s desire to help a child with a disfiguring disease

Not Just Talk

Nicole Holland is on a mission to improve health literacy

An Inclusive Practice

How to create a welcoming environment for LGBT patients

Residency in Maine

New AEGD training program designed to widen access to care

The Gift That Keeps Giving

Endowed professorships seed exceptional teaching, research and scholarship—forever

Challenging Smiles

Dentistry needs to improve outcomes for children with cleft lip and palate, says Tufts orthodontist

Dentistry 101

High school students get a jump on their careers

Dream Weavers

Lots of people helped Lou Fiore along the way. Now he and his wife are doing the same

Helping Hands

Predocs become mentors to dental assisting students

Sox and Stats

An academic partnership is launched in the stands of Fenway Park

Tufts Institutes Spanish Exchange Program

Both institutions committed to active citizenship

Dean Thomas is Chair-Elect of ADEA

He will lead the organization beginning in March 2015

Your source for university-wide news about students, faculty, alumni, research, campus life, and more.

Jul 31, 2014The Intractable Tragedy of Civil Wars

From Syria to Iraq, conflict within countries is taking a high toll, but intervening often makes thi...

Jul 30, 2014Mellon Grant Will Fund Four Assistant Professorships

$1.4 million will enable Tufts to hire young humanities scholars whose research and teaching cross d...

Jul 29, 2014The Return of Acorn Man

Purchased with a generous gift, a public art sculpture finds a permanent home on the Medford/Somervi...

Gums Under Attack

Tufts researchers investigate stress as a potential cause of periodontal disease

Needless Emergencies

Hospitalizations for untreated dental infections on the rise

Science at Work

Grant programs support new researchers and advances in implantology

Yankee Dental Comes to Town

Annual congress gives alums an opportunity to reconnect