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Shoji's Heart

A transplant changed his life, but he's still on track to earn his dental degree

A Health-Care Home

One patient, many providers—and a fresh approach to bringing it all together

Fine Eye for Fungi

Joseph Marcantonio's lifelong love affair with the mushroom

7 Decades of Smiles

Nancy Faris, 76, has received her dental care at Tufts since she was a girl

'Meth Mouth' Menace

Public health campaign enlists dental professionals in anti-drug effort

Dental 911

These emergencies aren’t real—but the lessons they impart are

Material World

Summer research internships span the globe

‘Together, We Are Exceptional’

Class of 2013 makes its mark on the world

New Faculty

Department chairs appointed for orthodontics and periodontology

Odd Couples

Herbal supplements can interfere with dental meds

Treating Incisors, Molars and Canines

Maj. John Giordano, D96, helped care for four-legged patients

Filling the Gap

Scholarship will help Judyth Lee, D14, fulfill her dream of helping children

A World of Good

New global initiative ensures service-learning trips are there for the long haul

The Next Generation of Dental Educators

Career fellowships aim to cultivate new faculty

Satisfied Customers

Recent graduates say they’d happily choose Tufts again

The Next Generation of Dental Educators

Career fellowships aim to cultivate new faculty

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Oct 24, 2014Help for New Moms

Hormone studies in rodent mothers could lead to better treatments for postpartum depression in human...

Oct 24, 2014Father, Brother, Son

Tufts Medical School touched three generations of this writer’s familyWith a photographic memory a...


Mouthful of Microbes

The delicate balance of beneficial bacteria keeps oral disease at bay

Staying Power

Even after they’re disinfected, bib clips still harbor bacteria, study finds

Nipping Wisdom Teeth in the Bud

Childhood anesthesia may thwart the development of third molars

A Happy Homecoming

Alumni return for a weekend of business and pleasure

On-Air Dental Care

Faculty member offers advice to callers on local access TV

Endowed Chair

Daniel Green is the first holder of the Winkler professorship in endodontics

Honos Civicus Induction

Society recognizes first health sciences students for active citizenship