Fall 2014

Right from the Very Start

A blueprint for promoting oral health for babies and moms-to-be

Massachusetts public health advocates have developed oral health guidelines to ensure the well-being of >>

Rooting for the Home Team

On the sidelines at Gillette Stadium with Melanie Sanches, D15

When the New England Patriots play at Gillette Stadium this season, you’ll find Melanie >>

Got Teeth? Use Fluoride

ADA revises guidelines for young children

It’s never too soon to start treating a baby’s teeth with fluoride, according to >>

Diagnosis at Your Fingertips

New app helps dentists evaluate lesions

In his role as chair of oral and maxillofacial pathology and director of Tufts >>

Head in the Clouds

Prize-winning venture promotes teledentistry

More than 49 million Americans live in areas where they have little or no >>

The D List

A smattering of dentistry tidbits to inform, amuse and amaze

8 years

Age of the dolphin Dumisa, who received root canal surgery at a Hong Kong >>

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?