Spring 2013


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Grassroots Dentistry

Former environmental activist Corie Rowe, G05, D11, is committed to caring for urban kids

Strength in Numbers

Buoyed by economic and social changes, group practices pick up steam

Northern Light

Norma Dejardins, D92, knows how tough it is to find dental care in rural Maine

True Grit

A world war raged; money was tight, and still, Erna Neumann was determined to be a dentist

Good Zzzzzs

Mexican students tap into Tufts’ dental sleep medicine curriculum

2020 Vision

Strategic planning initiative charts a course for the dental school

Why Do We Avoid Health Care?

Brain science may offer answers

Tuning Out the Pain

'Guided imagery' can help patients relax in the chair

In His Father’s Footsteps

The end of one career leads to the beginning of another

Education with Byte

Jenny Citrin, D14, invents a computer game that helps kids teach kids about oral health

Make Me A Match

Fifty percent of graduates pursue residencies or specialty training

All Hands on Deck

To encourage young alumni to donate, Justin Altshuler, D46, issues second fundraising challenge

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Oct 5, 2015New Approach to Treating Macular Degeneration

Tufts researchers find that cells from dental pulp could be used to treat the sight-stealing disease...


Multipurpose cells could act as biological repair kits, treating diseases that won’t get better on their own

The Most Valuable Tool

Good research is the foundation of good practice, ADA exec says

Revolution Afoot

21st-century challenges will transform dental schools

The Giving Tree

Minna Kim, D03, says her dental education was first rate