Fall 2014

Up in the Air

Is there a link between secondhand smoke and cavities?

Exposure to secondhand smoke could make children more susceptible to cavities, although more research >>

Sore Spots

Investigator seeks patients with mouth ulcers

They are small, painful and can turn your favorite lemon sorbet into a world >>

Pressure Point

How cancer spreads is focus of a summer’s work

What causes cancer to metastasize remains a mystery.

This past summer, Jason Berglund, D17, investigated >>

Top Stories

Our Specialty

Patients with disabilities need dental care more than most. At Tufts, they have an ally

All’s Fair

In a Bronx apartment, the Columbian Exposition of 1893 lives on 

His Mother’s Demons

A bittersweet memoir of growing up in the shadow of mental illness

The People’s Science

How a stem cell researcher put his own worldview under the microscope

In a Heartbeat

One in 350 teens is at risk for sudden cardiac arrest. Doug Grosmark, D85, helps save their lives

Editor's Picks

Access to Care: ‘It’s a Crisis’

53 regions in Massachusetts don’t have enough dentists

Fine Eye for Fungi

Joseph Marcantonio’s lifelong love affair with the mushroom

Got Teeth? Use Fluoride

ADA revises guidelines for young children

Practice Perfect

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

Up in the Air

Is there a link between secondhand smoke and cavities?