Fall 2013

A World of Good

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

More than half the people on the planet—3.9 billion, most in developing countries—suffer from >>

The Next Generation of Dental Educators

Career fellowships aim to cultivate new faculty

It’s a generational paradox. As the 78 million Americans born in the decades after >>

Difference Maker

Danielle Currier, D13, envisions a life of service in oral health

A patient who was terrified of the dentist made Danielle Currier want to become one.

During >>

Honos Civicus Induction

Society recognizes first health sciences students for active citizenship

The Tufts Honos Civicus Society, which recognizes graduating seniors who embody an active citizenship >>

Endowed Chair

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

A bequest from a longtime faculty member and supporter of the School of Dental Medicine >>

New Faculty

Department chairs appointed for orthodontics and periodontology

Two new department chairs have been appointed at the dental school, Carroll Ann Trotman >>

‘Together, We Are Exceptional’

Class of 2013 makes its mark on the world

Community service was the prevailing theme at the School of Dental Medicine’s 145th Commencement >>

Material World

Summer research internships span the globe

Dental materials—amalgams, composites, glass ionomer cements, dentine bonding agents and titanium—have shaped modern restorative dentistry. >>

Top Stories

Building 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

Shoji’s Heart

When he learned he needed a transplant, his world changed. But his determination to stay in school did not

‘Meth Mouth’ Menace

Public health campaign enlists dental professionals in anti-drug effort

Editor's Picks

7 Decades of Smiles

Nancy Farris, 76, has been coming to Tufts for dental care since she was a young girl

Dental 911

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

Nipping Wisdom Teeth in the Bud

Childhood anesthesia may thwart the development of third molars

Satisfied Customers

Recent graduates say they’d happily choose Tufts again

2020 Vision

Strategic planning initiative charts a course for the dental school