Spring 2014

The Girl He Couldn’t Turn Away

A charity is born from a dentist’s desire to help a child with a disfiguring disease

Leon Klempner couldn’t say no to Saline Atieno.

The New York orthodontist had been on >>

Sox and Stats

An academic partnership is launched in the stands of Fenway Park

Even if it’s sometimes uttered with sarcasm, they don’t call it “Friendly Fenway” for >>

Dentistry 101

High school students get a jump on their careers

The hallways are filled with the sounds of chatter and slamming lockers as classes >>

Dean Thomas is Chair-Elect of ADEA

He will lead the organization beginning in March 2015

Huw F. Thomas, dean of Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, has been installed >>

The D List

A smattering of dentistry tidbits to inform, amuse and amaze

1,000

Age of dental calculus on teeth in four skeletons discovered in Germany. Scientists analyzed >>

Top Stories

Wave of the Future

Baby boomers are reaching retirement. Is the profession prepared for millions more older patients?

No Reservations

On a centuries-old Zia Indian pueblo, Robert Chideckel practices his kind of dentistry

The Dog Days of Anthony DiNardo

For more than 30 years, this Connecticut dentist has been showing and judging canine superstars

Practice Perfect

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

Editor's Picks

The Girl He Couldn’t Turn Away

A charity is born from a dentist’s desire to help a child with a disfiguring disease

Gums Under Attack

Tufts researchers investigate stress as a potential cause of periodontal disease

Helping Hands

Predocs become mentors to dental assisting students

An Inclusive Practice

How to create a welcoming environment for LGBT patients

Dream Weavers

Lots of people helped Lou Fiore along the way. Now he and his wife are doing the same