Spring 2018

How One Dental School Is Changing the World

This issue of Tufts Dental Medicine will be delivered to homes and offices in >>

12 Million People. 48 Dentists.

In the spring of 1994, the East African nation of Rwanda collapsed into one >>

Building a Better Test

An enterprising dental student’s idea has led to a portable, low-cost HIV test kit being marketed in Vietnam.

In middle school, Shawn Jungsu Kim, D20, already knew he wanted to be a >>

Taking Her Place

An oral surgeon challenges the status quo, in her specialty and her home country.

When Maisa Al-Sebaei was growing up in Saudi Arabia, her parents worried she was >>

Compassion on Two Continents

In Africa, Sister Kay Lawlor, D68, fixed teeth, ran hospitals, and confronted health-care crises. In Massachusetts, she’s giving women who need help a new start.

After 37 years as a missionary in Africa, Sister Kay Lawlor, D68, returned to >>

Globe Treaters

Dentists taking their skills where they are most needed.



When David Paul, D89, and a small group of >>

Paying it Forward

The Loan Repayment Assistance Program is making it easier for dentists to serve their communities.

Ten years ago, Tufts University unveiled its pioneering Loan Repayment Assistance Program (LRAP) for >>

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